College of Allied Health Professions

Medical Nutrition Attends FNCE — Virtually

submitted by Mariah Jackson The Medical Nutrition Education Division has six nutrition research abstracts accepted to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), to be presented this October. FNCE is one of the world’s largest meetings of food and nutrition experts. More than 10,000 registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition researchers, and health-care providers typically flock to a major city every… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Jana Wells

Jana Wells, MS, RD, LMNT, CNSC, is a new assistant professor in the medical nutrition program. Here’s more about Jana in her own words: I was born and raised in St. Paul, Nebraska and have lived in Omaha for the past 6 years. I have had the pleasure of working at Nebraska Medicine since 2017 as a medical nutrition therapist, and am so excited for… Continue Reading

2020 Annual CAHP Awards Winners

This year, since our regular awards ceremony in May has been canceled, winners of the CAHP annual awards will be honored at the annual CAHP Employee Recognition event held in August. The Awards and Recognition Committee and Research Development and Management Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 CAHP Awardees. Elizabeth Wellsandt, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy Education,… Continue Reading