College of Allied Health Professions

PT2 receives NASA fellowship

Trent Werner, a second-year UNMC physical therapy student and the 2018 PT class president, has been named a NASA Fellowship recipient. He is conducting research under the supervision of Chun-Kai Huang, PhD, investigating the effects of visual-spatial discordance on fine motor control in order to hopefully develop a visuomotor training paradigm for NASA astronauts. Trent is a native of Aurora, Nebraska, where he graduated from… Continue Reading

PT2 Haley Hansen’s winning streak continues!

Haley Hansen and her awards

In March, Haley Hansen, (PT2) won first place in the regional Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum. As part of that award, Haley had the opportunity to present the same poster at the annual National Student Research Forum on April 27-29 in Galveston, TX, where she kept her winning streak alive, winning first place there for “Best Poster Presentation in Public Health.” The National Student Research… Continue Reading

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