College of Allied Health Professions

Tower Trek Triumph

What has 40 floors (870 steps) and shoots 633 feet into the Omaha sky? It’s the First National Bank building, and the home of the annual Trek Up the Tower event, which supports WELLCOM, a nonprofit organization dedicated to worksite wellness. Saturday, February 17, 2018, marked another triumph for our CAHP 14-person tower trekking team. “I’m so pleased we had so many members of the… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Lea Lambing

Instructor Lea Lambing, BS, RT(R), RDMS, recently joined our Diagnostic Medical Sonography faculty in Kearney. Here’s more about Lea in her own words: “I’m originally from Wood River, Nebraska. I attended Doane College, in Crete, and pursued a BA in English with the intent to enter higher education. Halfway through my undergraduate career, I was inspired to enter the medical field. I attended UNMC for… Continue Reading

High school students get a taste of imaging activities

What’s a fun and engaging way to interest young people in the health professions? Last Friday, faculty in the Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences, Kim Michael, Kate Wampler, and Tanya Custer, led an activity for the High School Alliance students using the Anatomage table and patient case studies. “This is part of a new course that Kim and I are offering to the… Continue Reading