College of Allied Health Professions

Scholarship celebrates Stork, Robertson legacies

Barbara Robertson, in blue, with Reba Benschoter, Ph.D., emeritus associate dean of allied health, Glenda Woscyna, director of medical nutrition education, Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the College of Allied Health Professions, and Mary Haven, emeritus associate dean of allied health.

Before UNMC had the Interprofessional Academy of Educators, there was Sandra Stork, longtime director of clinical dietetics, in the then-School of Allied Health Professions, and the Teaching Improvement Project System (TIPS) program. As does today’s teaching academy, Stork and TIPS took educators from all over campus and gave them tools to better reach the students they taught. Read full article in UNMC Today>> by Kalani… Continue Reading

Hanson and Siu elected to UNMC Faculty Senate

Corri Hanson, PhD and Joseph Siu, PhD

Associate professor in medical nutrition education, Corri Hanson, PhD, and associate professor in physical therapy education, Joseph Siu, PhD, were elected to the UNMC Faculty Senate. This is a re-election for Dr. Hanson, who was also elected Secretary. This will be Dr. Siu’s, first two-year term. CAHP dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD, congratulated the two and said, “I appreciate their willingness to represent the college and… Continue Reading

Fiber affects lung function


What you eat can affect your lungs! In a short video for National Nutrition Month, the American Thoracic Society interviewed associate professor Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT, about her study on nutrition and lung health. “What we found in our study was that people who ate less fiber had worse measures of lung function,” said Dr. Hanson. Watch the video on YouTube>>