College of Allied Health Professions

Student Spotlight: McKenna Flint

by Abbey Kegley McKenna Flint is an allied health student in the Physician Assistant (PA) program. Raised in North Platte, she previously graduated from UNMC with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science. She says she was steered toward allied health after being diagnosed with appendicitis by a PA. “My time in the laboratory provided me with a solid foundation of knowledge and healthcare experience… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: McKenzie Behrendt, OTR/L, OTD

McKenzie Behrendt, OTR/L, OTD, is a new assistant professor in the Division of Occupational Therapy Education. Here’s more about McKenzie in her own words: Being part of developing the UNMC OTD Program… slightly daunting? Yes… extremely exhilarating? YES!… a dream come true? Absolutely! I am eager and humbled to be a part of this CAHP team and grow the future of healthcare through inspiring bright… Continue Reading

Walking the Talk – at Kearney HSEC

The UNMC-Kearney Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2020 live the values of their chosen field by “walking the talk,’’ according to professor Pat Hageman, PT, PhD, FAPTA. Dr. Hageman recently taught from HSEC-Kearney with transmission to UNMC-Omaha. During a scheduled break between her lectures, students invited Pat to power-walk with the class on their outdoor trail for 4 minutes of the 10-minute, between-lecture… Continue Reading