College of Allied Health Professions

Ralston High School Medical Academy visits MLS at UNMC

Ralston High School Medical Academy juniors and seniors recently explored the Medical Laboratory Science profession with current UNMC students and faculty. They spent the afternoon in the newly renovated student laboratory and completed a case study where they conducted routine laboratory tests for a pregnant individual. As part of this testing, students learned to interpret chemical reactions, microscope findings, and organism identification. Many of the… Continue Reading

New Orthopedic PT Residency Program Begins

by Megan Frazee, DPT The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Allied Health Professions recently launched an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program this year. The initial cohort of residents, Renee Herbers, DPT, and Caleb Nabower, DPT, started on August 2, 2021. This residency is a 13-month, post-professional training program that includes clinical practice and clinical mentoring at Nebraska Medicine’s Lauritzen Outpatient Center, observation… Continue Reading

Faculty panel discusses health care careers with Girls Inc students

Several CAHP faculty participated on a career panel Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Girls Inc, Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum STEM collaboration day. This event was at the Mike and Josie Harper Center on Creighton’s campus. The panel met with high school girls to discuss their jobs and the variety of health care careers available. The girls also participated in a poster session where… Continue Reading