College of Allied Health Professions

Celebrating our CAHP Research Administrators

by Laura Bilek, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Research Administrators Day is Saturday, September, 25, 2021! In celebration, the College of Allied Health Professions celebrates the invaluable contributions of our research coordinators and grant administrators. As they do not interact with the broader faculty, many in the college are not aware of our research professionals’ work. Kara Smith is always a pleasant and knowledgeable partner… Continue Reading

Flores, Waltman, and Bilek to present ​findings of 5-year trial at national conference

Prevention of Osteoporosis is a hot topic! Laura Flores, BA, Nancy Waltman, PhD, and Laura Bilek, PhD, are studying bone loss across the lifespan and the best ways to prevent it, both with exercise and with medicine. Dr. Bilek’s lab is interested in how to keep bones healthy across all populations, including pediatric cancer patients, persons undergoing bariatric surgery, and postmenopausal women. Their abstract, “Bone… Continue Reading

DPT students present at Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum

Meagan Reiners, DPT3 student, and Jie Hao, MS/DPT1 student, recently presented research at the Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum on Feb 22. The forum, sponsored by UNMC and Creighton University, provides an opportunity for students in graduate or health professions programs to present their work in an oral or poster format while receiving feedback from peers and faculty judges. Nearly 150 students from Universities across… Continue Reading