College of Allied Health Professions

Kudos from NASA

Physical therapy education associate professor, Ka-Chun “Joseph” Siu, PhD, and post-doc, Jung Hung “JC” Chien, PhD, attended the annual NASA Human Research Program conference with a few exciting successes! “Our MObile MOtion CApture system (MO2CA) project poster received the highest recognition,” said Dr. Siu. Dr. Chien also received special recognition with the NASA Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Dr. David Watson Post-doc Fellow Poster Award…. Continue Reading

Allied health professions included in summer enrichment program

For the first time, allied health professions will be included in a summer enrichment program for underrepresented students interested in health care. The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) will include the physician assistant (PA) profession this year and rotate to physical therapy (PT) next year. Nursing and public health will also now participate in the program previously known as the Summer Medical and Dental… Continue Reading

Two researchers in the CAHP to be honored

UNMC Today recently highlighted two of our researchers in the College of Allied Health Professions who will be honored at a ceremony for UNMC’s 2016 research awards. Joseph Norman, PhD, professor in physical therapy education will receive a Distinguished Scientist Award. The Distinguished Scientist Award, which is sponsored by the chancellor, recognizes researchers who have been among the most productive scientists in the country during… Continue Reading