College of Allied Health Professions

Student Spotlight: McKenna Flint

by Abbey Kegley McKenna Flint is an allied health student in the Physician Assistant (PA) program. Raised in North Platte, she previously graduated from UNMC with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science. She says she was steered toward allied health after being diagnosed with appendicitis by a PA. “My time in the laboratory provided me with a solid foundation of knowledge and healthcare experience… Continue Reading

Completion Ceremony for IPAP Baccalaureate

In August, Kate West, DMSc, PA-C, represented UNMC and the College at the Interservice Physician Assistant Program’s (IPAP) Completion Ceremony. There, at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 53 service members received their Bachelor of Science degree from UNMC. IPAP is the largest PA program in the country, and graduates three classes per year.  The graduates completed phase 1 of their physician assistant education… Continue Reading

Wayne Mathews, a Luminary Fellow

Portrait of Wayne Mathews

Physician Assistant Education Associate Professor and Research Director Wayne Mathews was recently selected as one of the top candidates for the Luminary Fellowship track with Doximity. Doximity is a national medical network for physicians and advanced practice providers, covering current issues related to health care and provider wellness. A Luminary Fellow is a regular content contributor to this network. Wayne is excited for the opportunity… Continue Reading