Dr. Kyle Meyer

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kyle P. Meyer, Ph.D., M.S., PT, FASAHP is the Founding Dean of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). His career in higher education administration spans almost thirty years. 

He began his career in health care, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy and a Master of Science degree in anatomy, both from the UNMC. He practiced in pediatric physical therapy for over twenty years. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. 

Dr. Meyer began his academic career as the Director of Clinical Education in the Division of Physical Therapy Education at UNMC and subsequently served as Associate Dean and Senior Associate Dean in the School of Allied Health Professions, before assuming his current position. 

He was elected as a Fellow in the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) in 2016, in recognition of his record of leadership and significant contributions in allied health. 

Dr. Meyer provided the vision and initial planning guidance for the College of Allied Health Professions’ holistic admissions initiative, which began in 2015.