College of Allied Health Professions

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

Welcome new faculty: Liz Wellsandt

Elizabeth Wellsandt, PhD

Elizabeth “Liz” Wellsandt, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, recently joined our faculty ranks in the division of physical therapy education. She is a native of Hartington, NE, and a 2009 graduate of UNMC’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. After three years of clinical practice she pursued formal research training and graduated from the University of Delaware with a PhD in Biomechanics and Movement Science in May… Continue Reading

Hanson and Siu elected to UNMC Faculty Senate

Corri Hanson, PhD and Joseph Siu, PhD

Associate professor in medical nutrition education, Corri Hanson, PhD, and associate professor in physical therapy education, Joseph Siu, PhD, were elected to the UNMC Faculty Senate. This is a re-election for Dr. Hanson, who was also elected Secretary. This will be Dr. Siu’s, first two-year term. CAHP dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD, congratulated the two and said, “I appreciate their willingness to represent the college and… Continue Reading