College of Allied Health Professions

Donner and Mathews, co-PIs on antibiotic resistance grant

Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate professor and associate director of physician assistant education, and Linsey Donner, MPH, CPH, MLS(ASCP)CM, assistant professor in medical laboratory science, received funding for a University of Nebraska Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant. The grant, “One Health: A systems approach linking human and livestock antibiotic resistance at the watershed scale,” looks at the relationship of human and agricultural antibiotic resistance. Congratulations,… Continue Reading

Dr. Siu funded for 3D printing research grant

Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD

Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD, Associate Professor in physical therapy education and director of the Chinese MS-DPT Program, was awarded a collaboration seed grant (among UNMC, UNO, UNL and UNK). Dr. Siu is Co-PI with Dr. Zuniga (PI) at UNO. This project is to develop and test low-cost 3D printed prostheses to restore and improve function of children with congenital or traumatic below elbow amputations. Congratulations, Dr…. Continue Reading

Two new grants for Dr. Corri Hanson

The Center for Patient, Family, and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management (CENTRIC) at UNMC funded a proposal, “Fiber Intake and the Microbiome in Asthma: the BREATHE Easy Trial,” from Corri Hanson, PhD, associate professor in medical nutrition education. Her team will analyze the microbiome, short-chain fatty acid production, inflammatory biomarkers and pro-resolving mediators in the BREATHE-Easy trial. Dr. Hanson also received a grant from… Continue Reading