College of Allied Health Professions

2016 Annual CAHP Awards and Forum

Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Research Award

The annual College of Allied Health Professions Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 1:05 p.m. to 2:00 p.m in MSC 3002. This year’s recipient of the CAHP Excellence in Research Award is Katherine J. Jones, PT, PhD, associate professor in the physical therapy education program. This award recognizes significant research contributions and addition to the knowledge of the clinical, scientific,… Continue Reading

Haley Hansen earns first place with poster

Haley Hansen, PT2

Haley Hansen (PT2) was awarded first place in the poster competition in the medical student category (which includes all health professions students) at the Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF). The MSBRF is an annual conference co-hosted by UNMC and Creighton that specifically gives graduate students and health professions students a venue to present their research. More information about the MSBRF can be found here…. Continue Reading

Fiber affects lung function


What you eat can affect your lungs! In a short video for National Nutrition Month, the American Thoracic Society interviewed associate professor Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT, about her study on nutrition and lung health. “What we found in our study was that people who ate less fiber had worse measures of lung function,” said Dr. Hanson. Watch the video on YouTube>>