College of Allied Health Professions

Perfusion students, Swan and Glock, present research in CA

Two students in our clinical perfusion education program gave oral and poster presentations on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the 37th Annual Cardiothoracic Research and Education Forum (CREF) at San Diego’s Westin Gaslamp in San Diego, CA. Halle Swan presented on the technical development of a new type of suction apparatus improving safety in open-heart surgery. The paper was, “Improving Hemolysis Levels Associated with Cardiotomy… Continue Reading

Wonder Woman Wellsandt

What did you do on your summer vacation? For Liz Wellsandt, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, assistant professor in our division of physical therapy education, it was an exciting and busy few months! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) named Liz an APTA Emerging Leader, she received an APTA New Investigator grant, and she just had a baby (her third) on July 16, 2017. The Emerging… Continue Reading

UNMC e-modules expanding to national audience

by John Keenan, UNMC public relations | September 18, 2017 In 2015, Tanya Custer and Kim Michael of the College of Allied Health Professions helped a sonography student develop an e-module as part of the first cohort of student e-learning projects through the Academic Affairs E-Learning Program. They came away inspired. Nearly two years later, Michael, the program director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Education and… Continue Reading