College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Maribeth Clifton, OTD

Maribeth Clifton, OTD

Maribeth Clifton, OTD, OTR/L, recently joined our Occupational Therapy faculty. Here’s more about Dr. Clifton in her own words: I am thrilled to be joining the Division of Occupational Therapy Education at UNMC! I am excited to bring my experience as a pediatric OT and my experience engaged in community-based programming and research to my work and teachings. I was born and raised in Cheyenne,… Continue Reading

OT student finds a new occupation in repurposing

Occupational therapy student Clancy Hesseltine stumbled onto a new occupation during her first semester at UNMC in Kearney. Let her tell you the story… I started Hesseltine Halters in my first semester of occupational therapy school as a class assignment for which I had to learn a new occupation. I knew I wanted something unique, useful, and inexpensive. The idea sprang from a large pile… Continue Reading

Welcome new staff: Carly Wacker

Carly Wacker, BA, recently joined our staff in the Division of Occupational Therapy Education. Here’s more about Carly in her own words: I was born and raised in Wayne, NE, and attended college at SUNY Buffalo in Buffalo, NY where I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. I have spent the last seven years in nonprofit focusing on education equity and access,… Continue Reading