College of Allied Health Professions

Tower Trek Triumph

What has 40 floors (870 steps) and shoots 633 feet into the Omaha sky? It’s the First National Bank building, and the home of the annual Trek Up the Tower event, which supports WELLCOM, a nonprofit organization dedicated to worksite wellness. Saturday, February 17, 2018, marked another triumph for our CAHP 14-person tower trekking team. “I’m so pleased we had so many members of the… Continue Reading

PT represents at 49th Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum

On February 17, 2018, representatives from the UNMC Division of Physical Therapy Education attended the 49th Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum at Creighton University. PT1 student Chun Feng, PT faculty member Joseph Siu, PhD, and post-doctoral research associate JC Chien, PhD, participated, along with students slated to begin the DPT program in August. Those four, currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program through the Medical… Continue Reading

MA Ray retiring after 41 years

M.A. Ray has been at the front desk helping physical therapy (PT) students and faculty since 1996, but her career at UNMC has spanned 41 years. M.A.’s first four years were in Family Medicine. She moved on to the Chancellor’s office for 13 years, supporting successive vice chancellors James Griesen, PhD, and William Berndt, PhD, then left the university for a year to work with… Continue Reading