College of Allied Health Professions

Students’ food drive a success

In mid-November, students from various CAHP programs ran a campus-wide food drive for Thanksgiving. They collected a total of 663 items: 555 in Omaha and 108 in Kearney. The drive was sponsored by SUN-APTA, the Students of the University of Nebraska-American Physical Therapy Association, as a fall philanthropy project. Donations went to Heartland Hope Mission in Omaha and to Kearney Jubilee Center. The students made… Continue Reading

PT2 serves in the Nebraska Army National Guard

John Lysinger is a second-year student in the Division of Physical Therapy Education and a member of the Nebraska Army National Guard. John was activated in April for the COVID-19 response. John’s unit activated to support the Nebraska Accommodation Project. The National Guardsmen staffed UNO residence halls, which were made available free of charge to people who may have been exposed to the Coronavirus and… Continue Reading

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

by Marlon Morales, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM Our Medical Laboratory Science program is happy to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 19-25th! Lab Week is an annual nationwide celebration of the medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in health care. Lab professionals work behind the scenes, out of sight and out of mind. Very few people know about our profession. It takes the… Continue Reading