College of Allied Health Professions

Students’ food drive a success

In mid-November, students from various CAHP programs ran a campus-wide food drive for Thanksgiving. They collected a total of 663 items: 555 in Omaha and 108 in Kearney. The drive was sponsored by SUN-APTA, the Students of the University of Nebraska-American Physical Therapy Association, as a fall philanthropy project. Donations went to Heartland Hope Mission in Omaha and to Kearney Jubilee Center. The students made… Continue Reading

PPE preparation for PT clinical education experiences

The health and wellness of our students, faculty, and staff is a primary point of focus this semester. In PT Education, a dedicated team of faculty and staff came together to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) for 192 DPT students and the faculty members and lab instructors teaching clinical skills labs for the Fall 2020 semester. The necessary equipment includes roughly 220 eye goggles and… Continue Reading

UNMC among few to offer Master of Diagnostic Cytology

Regental approval of the program enables first class to enter in fall 2022 The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved Friday the creation of a Master of Diagnostic Cytology program within the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Allied Health Professions. The change will be effective with the class entering fall 2022, making UNMC only the seventh cytotechnology program nationwide to offer a… Continue Reading