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Physician Assistant

Physician assistant alumnus promoted to general

Brig. Gen. Bill Soliz, commanding general of Medical Readiness Command, Pacific, received his MPAS degree from UNMC.

Jul 15, 2024

Brig. Gen. Bill Soliz, a UNMC College of Allied Health Professions alumnus,  became the first active-duty physician assistant to become a general in the U.S. Army. At a ceremony on May 11, his daughters, Army Staff Sgt. Jaline Soliz (left) and Air Force Staff Sgt. Nalani Soliz, pinned on his star. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense and Defense Visual Information Distribution Service. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

Five CAHP faculty honored with statewide awards

Dean Kyle Meyer, PhD, calls awards ‘well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to advancing their respective professions.’

May 4, 2022

Mark Aksamit, Betsy Becker, DPT, PhD, and Karen Honeycutt, PhD, were among the College of Allied Health Professions faculty members honored by their state organizations.

COVID-19’s effect on common nursing home injuries

Physician assistant students spoke with nursing homes about pandemic’s effects on falls, pressure ulcers.

Aug 20, 2021

From left, physician assistant students Rebecca Frick, Anne Meyer and Shayla Steinley

UNMC stories come to life in one-act plays

Virtual one-act play festival set for April 19.

Apr 8, 2021

iEXCEL announces inaugural innovation award recipients

Thursday’s awards ceremony will follow today’s dedication of the Davis Global Center.

Oct 13, 2020

New faculty spotlight: Kate West

West is an assistant professor, UNMC Department of Physician Assistant Education.

Oct 1, 2020

Kate West

Course ends, but UNMC students’ impact continues

Outreach portion of spring’s ‘Impact of Infectious Diseases’ course let students make a difference.

Sep 8, 2020

New faculty spotlight: Iris Gipson

Gipson is an assistant professor in the division of physician assistant education.

Aug 19, 2020

Iris Gipson

College of Allied Health Professions teams with UNO

Regents approve MOU creating a dual-degree model.

Aug 17, 2020

College of Allied Health Professions completes reorganization

The college has now named department chairs for each of its newly restructured departments

Jun 30, 2020