College of Allied Health Professions

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

Siu and Chien – superstar finalists

Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD, associate professor in the UNMC Division of Physical Therapy Education and director of the Chinese MS-DPT program, and Jung Hung (JC) Chien, PhD, post-doctoral research associate were selected recently as finalists at the Institutional Development Award (IDeA)-Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) superstar competition. “We pitched our research idea at the annual IDeA-CTR meeting in October and were honored to be among… Continue Reading

Hanson and Anderson Berry publish important findings, impact lives of preemies

  PLOS One, a leading peer-reviewed journal, published a study by co-principal investigators Corrine Hanson, PhD, associate professor in our medical nutrition education program and Ann Anderson Berry, MD, associate professor in UNMC’s division of newborn medicine. Their study means premature babies will receive twice the previously recommended dose of vitamin D, now. “This finding will clearly have a major impact on the health of… Continue Reading