College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Molly Dixon

Molly Dixon, BS, recently joined the CAHP team at the Health Sciences Education Complex in Kearney as Clinical Education Associate in the Physician Assistant program. More about Molly in her own words: “My husband, Pete, and I have been married 20 years and have four children. We live on the family farm near Pleasanton and raise corn, cattle, and kids. Our kids are very active… Continue Reading

Welcome new staff: Cyndie Talarico

Cyndie Talarico, A.A., recently came to the CAHP as the Office Associate II for the Kearney Campus. She previously worked at UNK, College of Business and Technology as the Office Associate to the Accounting and Finance department. More about Cyndie in her own words: “I am a native to Denver and moved to Nebraska to help my grandmother and start a slower lifestyle. My husband… Continue Reading

Thayers’ gift is a perfect match

This story by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations, appeared in UNMC Today on April 06, 2018. The Thayer family — an anchor in health care in the Grand Island area for many years — recently made a $500,000 donation to the College of Allied Health Professions to endow scholarships for allied health students. But then something even more amazing happened. That $500,000 became $1 million…. Continue Reading