University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy faculty launch digital journal

UNMC Occupational Therapy program faculty have launched a new journal, Translational Science in Occupation. Associate Program Director and Doctoral Capstone Coordinator Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, Assistant Professor M. Nicole Martino, PhD, and Program Director Nancy Krusen, PhD, began the journal to freely exchange knowledge about occupation and the practice of occupational therapy to advance health and […]

Apr 18, 2023

The British Museum

Leah Stade a UNK Title IX Trailblazer

by Kalani Simpson – UNMC Strategic Communications Leah Stade, OTD, academic fieldwork coordinator and assistant professor of the occupational therapy program in the College of Allied Health Professions, was recently honored by the University of Nebraska-Kearney as a 50th anniversary Title IX Trailblazer. UNK marked 50 years of the landmark law, which prohibits discrimination on […]

Jan 19, 2023

Leah Stade receives award

Welcome new staff: Jessica Chairez Escalante

Jessica Chairez Escalante recently joined the staff of our Occupational Therapy program. Here’s more about Jessica in her own words: I’m excited to be a part of the Occupational Therapy program team as a program coordinator. Six years ago, I started my career in higher education in the Undergraduate Admissions department at the University of […]

Jan 18, 2023

Jessica Chairez Escalante