College of Allied Health Professions

Fun at the Nebraska Science Festival

As part of the Nebraska Science Festival this year, Perris Scott and Kevin Howard from Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, and Assistant Professor and Chemistry Coordinator for Medical Laboratory Science Kevin McGuire hosted some fun activities at the Durham Museum. They handed out coloring sheets representing some of our health professions, and Mr. McGuire brought in two microscopes with some slides and materials to show… Continue Reading

PT student runs ultramarathons

Andrew Joseph would rather be running. A second-year physical therapy (PT) student, Andrew runs marathons in his spare time, and not just any marathons. Out of 8-10 races – half, full, and ultramarathons – his longest race was a 100-mile ultramarathon. He believes his best race was a half marathon in 1 hour, 28 minutes. He began running to increase his fitness to play soccer… Continue Reading

Welcome new staff: Marcela Williams

Marcela Williams headshot at UNMC

Marcela Williams, BHM, recently joined our Division of Physical Therapy Education staff as business manager. Here’s more about Marcela in her own words: I am originally from Omaha, but grew up in Glenwood, Iowa. I have a blended family with seven kids, five of whom are in sports pretty much all year round, so we stay very busy! In my spare time, I enjoy playing… Continue Reading