College of Allied Health Professions

PA students learn from community pediatric volunteers

Our ten, third-semester PA students in Kearney reached the conclusion of their pediatric skills workshop last week. Volunteer pediatric patients came from the community to serve as patient models so that the students could exercise their noninvasive, clinical diagnostic skills. The learning activity was engaging, fun, and positive, as PA students rehearsed their exam of ENT, heart, lung, abdomen, and neurologic systems. They also learned… Continue Reading

Donner and Mathews, co-PIs on antibiotic resistance grant

Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate professor and associate director of physician assistant education, and Linsey Donner, MPH, CPH, MLS(ASCP)CM, assistant professor in medical laboratory science, received funding for a University of Nebraska Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant. The grant, “One Health: A systems approach linking human and livestock antibiotic resistance at the watershed scale,” looks at the relationship of human and agricultural antibiotic resistance. Congratulations,… Continue Reading

Dr. Siu funded for 3D printing research grant

Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD

Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD,¬†Associate Professor in physical therapy education and director of the Chinese MS-DPT Program, was awarded a collaboration seed grant (among UNMC, UNO, UNL and UNK). Dr. Siu is Co-PI with Dr. Zuniga (PI) at UNO. This project is to develop and test low-cost 3D printed prostheses to restore and improve function of children with congenital or traumatic below elbow amputations. Congratulations, Dr…. Continue Reading