College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Carey Wheelhouse

Carey Wheelhouse, MPAS, PA-C, recently joined our physician assistant faculty as clinical director. Here’s more about Carey in her own words: “In 2011, I graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of South Dakota, which is located in my hometown of Vermillion, SD.  After graduating, I spent four years practicing in General Orthopedic Surgery at the Mason City Clinic… Continue Reading

Bartenhagen takes helm at MITS

The College of Allied Health Professions made one significant change with its radiation sciences programs last year, establishing the Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences (MITS). Recently, James Temme announced another major change — he intends to retire in the next year, after more than 40 years at UNMC. He had been associate director of the division of radiation sciences technology education (RSTE) since… Continue Reading

Dr. Karst elected to distinguished fellowship in PT

Greg Karst at UNMC

The National Academies of Practice (NAP) elected College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) executive associate dean, Gregory M. Karst, PT, PhD, to Distinguished Fellowship in Physical Therapy. “This is a tremendous honor for Dr. Karst and the College,” said CAHP dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD. “The recognition is particularly meaningful and deserving given Dr. Karst’s long-standing commitment to interprofessional education and practice.” The NAP is a… Continue Reading