College of Allied Health Professions

College of Allied Health Professions honored at WELLCOM Awards

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions was awarded first place in the Small Business Corporate Team Award for the 2107 Trek Up the Tower at the WELLCOM annual awards luncheon in November. The luncheon recognized more than 30 of the Midlands’ healthiest companies. WELLCOM has partnered with the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association in recognizing organizations who achieved excellence at the… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Holly Zimmerman

Holly Zimmerman, MS, CGC, recently joined the College of Allied Health Professions as an Assistant Professor and inaugural director of the Genetic Counseling program planned to accept its first class in fall of 2019. Holly earned her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of South Carolina in 2007. Originally from Mississippi, she has spent the last ten years at the University of… Continue Reading

PA program launches drive to help homeless veterans

The College of Allied Health Professions’ Physician Assistant Program is asking for donations of basic hygiene items, including toiletries, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant, and seasonal clothing, such as hats, glove, mittens and scarves. The donations can be dropped off at a bin on the fourth floor of Bennett Hall, or departments can coordinate collections and contact Fran Higgins to pick up… Continue Reading