College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Loralee Amandus

Loralee Amandus recently joined the physician assistant education program as their clinical education data coordinator. She holds an associate’s degree in general studies and is nearly finished with her bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Here’s more about Loralee, in her own words: “I’m from Boise Idaho, where I grew up with five brothers. I’ve always been into sports – not only… Continue Reading

CAHP team gets a first in Trek Up the Tower 2017

While much of Omaha lounged on Saturday, February 18, 2017, eight intrepid “allied healthers” climbed the First National Bank tower stairwell in the annual Trek Up the Tower. That’s 40 floors. 870 steps. 633 feet into the sky. Our trekkers were (pictured above from left to right): Greg Karst, PhD, Anne Skinner, Geri Finn, Laura Bilek, PhD, Kyle Meyer, PhD, Annie Wildermuth, Jon Kilstrom, and… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Carey Wheelhouse

Carey Wheelhouse, MPAS, PA-C, recently joined our physician assistant faculty as clinical director. Here’s more about Carey in her own words: “In 2011, I graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of South Dakota, which is located in my hometown of Vermillion, SD.  After graduating, I spent four years practicing in General Orthopedic Surgery at the Mason City Clinic… Continue Reading