College of Allied Health Professions

Mathews presents to Nebraska One Health stakeholders

Wayne Mathews, associate professor and associate director in the UNMC Division of Physician Assistant Education recently gave a presentation to Nebraska One Health. The group is an interprofessional assembly of several Nebraska organizations and research institutions all promoting the health of Nebraskans. In his talk, “A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance: A Review and Preliminary Report,” Wayne addressed the connection between using antibiotics for… Continue Reading

PA program launches drive to help homeless veterans

The College of Allied Health Professions’ Physician Assistant Program is asking for donations of basic hygiene items, including toiletries, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant, and seasonal clothing, such as hats, glove, mittens and scarves. The donations can be dropped off at a bin on the fourth floor of Bennett Hall, or departments can coordinate collections and contact Fran Higgins to pick up… Continue Reading

PA faculty and staff volunteered at Open Door Mission

With an eye for service to community, our physician assistant education faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at Open Door Mission last week. They organized and recorded prescription medications of residents and clients, and restocked and organized donated health care materials in the storeroom. PA program director, Michael Huckabee, PhD, said, “It was an amazing day seeing all that Open Door Mission is providing… Continue Reading