College of Allied Health Professions

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

2017 Annual CAHP Awards Ceremony and Forum

The annual College of Allied Health Professions Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 1:05 p.m. to 2:00 p.m in MSC 3002. Dawn Venema, PT, PhD, assistant professor in physical therapy education, and Ben Greenfield, MPS, LP, CCP, adjunct assistant professor in clinical perfusion education, will be honored for Excellence in Teaching. Nominees for this award must have a faculty appointment… Continue Reading

Dr. Bilek gives tips on exercising when diagnosed with cancer

CAHP Associate Dean for Research, Laura Bilek, PT, PhD, presented, “Cancer Survivors: Enhancing Health with Exercise, One Step at a Time,” at the Science Cafe in Kearney on Monday. Survivors frequently ask, “How do I exercise if I don’t feel good?!” Dr. Bilek discussed the specific benefits of exercise for the cancer survivor and offered tips for developing a successful plan to increase physical activity…. Continue Reading