College of Allied Health Professions

Get Smart with Antibiotics Week

Get Smart about Antibiotics Week logo

By Wayne A Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA UNMC will observe Get Smart with Antibiotics Week November 14-20, 2016, an annual observance to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct… Continue Reading

UNMC’s history of support for training PAs in military

Image with caption: Michael Huckabee, Ph.D., director of PA education, and Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the College of Allied Health Professions, center, with IPAP faculty, from left, Commander Ron Perry, IPAP director; Maj. Nouansy Wilton, M.D.; Maj. Sharon Rosser; Maj. Christopher Pase; Col. George Cunningham, M.D., IPAP medical director; and Maj. Vincent Antunez.

Michael Huckabee, Ph.D., director of PA education, and Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the College of Allied Health Professions, center, with IPAP faculty, from left, Commander Ron Perry, IPAP director; Maj. Nouansy Wilton, M.D.; Maj. Sharon Rosser; Maj. Christopher Pase; Col. George Cunningham, M.D., IPAP medical director; and Maj. Vincent Antunez.

by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations | November 11, 2016| UNMC Today UNMC is proud to have a number of U.S. military veterans among its faculty, staff, students and alumni. But that number is far greater than most of us know, thanks to more than 2,000 military physician assistants who have earned their PA degrees from UNMC through the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP). The… Continue Reading

Radiography students get a visit from a special patient

Junior radiography students in Kearney with their stress reliever, Betty Rose.

Betty Rose just turned five in September. She ruptured her ACL in April playing fetch and – oh, yeah…Betty Rose is a golden retriever. Ellie Miller is Betty’s owner and one of our radiography instructors in Kearney. They stopped by the Health Science Education Complex (HSEC) on their way home from Betty’s last PT session for some extra TLC from the junior radiography students. “The… Continue Reading