College of Allied Health Professions

Grammer elected to national board

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences, was elected to the national Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors to begin January 2021. The Board administers the Association’s financial affairs, appoints standing and ad hoc committees, and conducts all Association business between membership meetings. PAEA has considerable influence on educational policy and promoting innovation… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Kate West

Kate West, MPAS, PA-C, recently joined our Division of Physician Assistant Education faculty. Here’s more about Kate in her own words: I was born and raised in Mitchell, Nebraska. I developed a deep appreciation for medical providers while growing up in rural Nebraska. After attending Chadron State College in the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) physician assistant pathway, I graduated from PA school at UNMC… Continue Reading

Grammer completes doctorate

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, recently completed his Doctor of Medical Sciences degree from University of Lynchburg, Virginia. Dr. Grammer’s area of specialization focused specifically on Physician Assistant (PA) education, educational assessment, and leadership, which compliments his roles as PA Program Director and Department Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences. Dean Kyle Meyer, PhD, said, “I am very pleased for Dr. Grammer, and offer my… Continue Reading