College of Allied Health Professions

Donnelly receives Excellence in Education award

Amber Donnelly, PhD, receives the Excellence in Education award

It’s no secret that our Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Amber Donnelly, PhD, is an excellent educator. We’ve known it for years. But now, it’s official. Dr. Donnelly received the Excellence in Education award at the joint International Congress of Cytology and the American Society of Cytopathology meeting in Baltimore, Md., on November 19, 2022. It’s the only award given for education and can be… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Erin Westover, OTD

Erin Westover, OTD, OTR/L, recently joined our occupational therapy faculty. Here’s more about Dr. Westover in her own words: I am excited and privileged to be joining the talented faculty team within the Division of Occupational Therapy Education as an assistant professor. I bring experience within occupational therapy education, as well as a practice background with children and youth, particularly in educationally based settings. I… Continue Reading

Herbers and Nabower inaugural Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency graduates

The UNMC Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program’s inaugural cohort of residents, Renee Herbers, PT, DPT, ATC, and Caleb Nabower, PT, DPT, completed all requirements and graduated from the 13-month post-professional training program on August 19th, 2022. This 13-month, post-professional training program includes a structured didactic curriculum, clinical practice and clinical mentoring at Nebraska Medicine’s Lauritzen Outpatient Center, observation with physicians and other rehab providers, teaching… Continue Reading