College of Allied Health Professions

Dr. Karst elected to distinguished fellowship in PT

Greg Karst at UNMC

The National Academies of Practice (NAP) elected College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) executive associate dean, Gregory M. Karst, PT, PhD, to Distinguished Fellowship in Physical Therapy. “This is a tremendous honor for Dr. Karst and the College,” said CAHP dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD. “The recognition is particularly meaningful and deserving given Dr. Karst’s long-standing commitment to interprofessional education and practice.” The NAP is a… Continue Reading

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