College of Allied Health Professions

Thayers’ gift is a perfect match

This story by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations, appeared in UNMC Today on April 06, 2018. The Thayer family — an anchor in health care in the Grand Island area for many years — recently made a $500,000 donation to the College of Allied Health Professions to endow scholarships for allied health students. But then something even more amazing happened. That $500,000 became $1 million…. Continue Reading

Collaboration turns into Recognition

A new collaboration between Pat Hageman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Michael Yoerger, MA, and Liz Wellsandt, PT, PhD, examined 30-month weight loss and weight maintenance outcomes of women with obesity and physician-diagnosed arthritis. Their findings showed that women who have weight losses of ≥ 5% of baseline body weight had clinically relevant improvements in blood pressure, HDL, and self-reported physical function. This team was selected as… Continue Reading

Linsey Donner honored with 2018 Shirley Nobel Award

Linsey Donner, assistant professor and microbiology coordinator in the Medical Laboratory Science program, received the 2018 Shirley Noble Award at the 2018 Nebraska Laboratory Spring Meeting. This award recognizes an American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Nebraska member who actively promotes the laboratory profession. The member acts as a positive role model and mentor to members of the society and laboratory students as did its namesake,… Continue Reading