College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard, MA, recently joined the College of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs’ team as a Recruitment and Marketing Specialist. Prior to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he worked at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Kevin brings with him nearly six years of experience working directly with prospective and current college students. Originally from Northwest Iowa, Kevin earned his master’s degree… Continue Reading

Norman, Siu, and Sleddens recruit in China

Dr. Norman giving a talk in China.

Physical therapy program director and professor, Joseph Norman, PT, PhD, CCS, FAACVPR,  associate professor, Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD, and director of clinical education and assistant professor, Nikki Sleddens, PT, MPT, CEEAA, just returned from another successful trip to China. They visited six universities and three rehabilitation institutes in 12 days. The universities visited were Peking University (1st in China), Capital Medical University, Shandong University, Nanjing… Continue Reading

Bileks help Titans bring home the gold

Lauren and Anna Bilek

Saturday, June 11, 2016 was a proud day for Laura Bilek, PT, PhD, associate dean for research, and her daughters, Anna and Lauren. The girls helped the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Titans win the Class 2-A state soccer tournament championship, beating Pella 5-0. This was the 10th straight shutout for the team and the first championship in Lewis Central history! The school had never won… Continue Reading