College of Allied Health Professions

UNMC PAs celebrate IPAP’s 25th anniversary

Wayne Mathews with IPAP diplomas

Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate program director in physician assistant education, recently attended the Military Inter-services PA graduation at Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, TX.  The program, of which UNMC is the degree granting institution, is celebrating their 25th anniversary. Mathews, a Vietnam Navy veteran, was a guest speaker on the birth of the PA profession in the military in Vietnam. “I spoke of… Continue Reading

MITS faculty garner 1st place for SDMS presentation

Kim Michael, Tanya Custer, and Kate Wampler

Faculty from the Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences (MITS), Kim Michael, Tanya Custer, and Kate Wampler, have been selected as the first place winners in the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Scientific Presentation Competition, for their work, “Eye Movement Tracking in Sonography Education: Comparing the Gaze Patterns of the Novice to the Expert.” They will be recognized at the 2016 SDMS Annual… Continue Reading

Dorrs run for cancer awareness

Melissa Dorr and sons at the Boxer 500.

On Sunday, August 14, 2016,  physician assistant clinical education associate, Melissa Dorr, and her son, Anthony, participated in the “Boxer 500” with the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Team. Anthony completed the Kids Dash and Melissa completed the 5K. The event is a fundraiser for the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force, to raise awareness for colorectal cancer. Participants are encouraged to draw attention… Continue Reading