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Improving health through research

A major goal of the College of Allied Health Professions and a critical factor in our strategic plan is to increase prominence as a research health sciences center that supports evidence-based medicine.

Current Research Studies

The College has many life-changing research studies and conducts high quality research interventions. These studies are currently recruiting subjects.

Completed Studies

These studies are no longer enrolling participants.

In the News

Patent team


Siu and team receive patent for simulator

Joseph Siu, PhD, along with Carl Nelson, PhD, and Hesham Ali, PhD, recently received a patent for a Portable Camera Aided Simulator (PortCAS) for Minimally Invasive Surgical Training.

Corri Hanson and Jana Ponce portraits

Nutrition and Asthma

American Lung Association funds grant to study nutrition and asthma in pregnant women

This 2-year, $95,000 grant is a collaboration with Mount Sinai and Duke University.

portrait of Laura Bilek


Distinguished scientist: Laura Bilek, PhD

The Distinguished Scientist Award -- which is sponsored by the chancellor -- recognizes researchers who have been among the most productive scientists at UNMC during the past five years.

Research Resources