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Brandon Grimm, Ph.D., named to public health leadership role
Brandon Grimm, Ph.D., named to public health leadership role

Dr. Grimm will become associate dean of practice of the College of Public Health.

July 20, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Camille Larson
INBRE Scholars: Camille Larson

Biology major is spending summer working with UNMC's Tammy Kielian, Ph.D.

July 20, 2018
Step Up program continues to thrive at UNMC
Step Up program continues to thrive at UNMC

UNMC draws its largest group of interns for annual City of Omaha mentorship program.

July 20, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 20, 2018
Welcome event Monday for Al Fisher, M.D., Ph.D.
Welcome event Monday for Al Fisher, M.D., Ph.D.

Campus invited to meet new chief of UNMC Department of Internal Medicine's Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Care Medicine.

July 20, 2018
Addressing mental health and substance use together
Addressing mental health and substance use together

New Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) now available at Nebraska Medical Center.

July 19, 2018
BHECN announces career engagement award winners
BHECN announces career engagement award winners

Awards provide funding to local community groups to educate Nebraska students about behavioral health professions.

July 19, 2018
College of Pharmacy reaches research funding milestone
College of Pharmacy reaches research funding milestone

College now in national top 10 in annual National Institutes of Health funding.

July 19, 2018
New faculty spotlight: Christopher Peters, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Christopher Peters, M.D.

Dr. Peters is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Radiology.

July 19, 2018
Speaker to explore care coordination
Speaker to explore care coordination

Sallie Weaver, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, to speak on campus next week.

July 19, 2018
Blackstone restaurants offer new deals
Blackstone restaurants offer new deals

Some Blackstone businesses provide discounts to UNMC/Nebraska Medicine community.

July 18, 2018
Chinese embassy officials visit UNMC
Chinese embassy officials visit UNMC

Delegation met with UNMC leadership and China Scholarship Council (CSC) faculty, scholars and students.

July 18, 2018
Ewald named senior business officer for UNO, UNMC
Ewald named senior business officer for UNO, UNMC

Doug Ewald brings nearly 30 years of administrative experience to position.

July 18, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Mary Morris
INBRE Scholars: Mary Morris

College of Saint Mary student hopes to become a professor someday.

July 18, 2018
New faculty spolight: Proleta Datta, M.D., Ph.D.
New faculty spolight: Proleta Datta, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Datta joins the UNMC Department of Neurology.

July 18, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Margaret Polland
INBRE Scholars: Margaret Polland

Nebraska Wesleyan junior inspired to pursue research.

July 17, 2018
LiveGreen: Travel sustainability
LiveGreen: Travel sustainability

Decrease your impact, save money and enhance your vacation.

July 17, 2018
Remembering Ali Slosburg, UNMC medical student
Remembering Ali Slosburg, UNMC medical student

Omaha native was accomplished scholar and athlete.

July 17, 2018
Under the microscope: Lincoln College of Nursing building
Under the microscope: Lincoln College of Nursing building

Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D., dean of the College of Nursing, talks with two students about how the new facility in Lincoln will enhance the learning environment.

July 17, 2018
UNMC med students need votes for AMA competition
UNMC med students need votes for AMA competition

Trio are finalists in AMA Global Health Challenge essay/video contest and need support from the med center community.

July 17, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Lauren Lesiak
INBRE Scholars: Lauren Lesiak

University of Nebraska-Lincoln student has researched small-molecule fluorophores at UNL for the last three years.

July 16, 2018
Med center shows its pride at Pride Parade
Med center shows its pride at Pride Parade

Approximately 70 UNMC and Nebraska Medicine marchers turned out for event.

July 16, 2018
Stress-busting techniques shared with first responders
Stress-busting techniques shared with first responders

Steven Wengel, M.D., and Jonathon Sikorski, Ph.D., of the UNMC Department of Psychiatry, offer strategies in community presentations.

July 16, 2018
Taking a (purple) stride against pancreatic cancer
Taking a (purple) stride against pancreatic cancer

As med center readies for establishment of Center for Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer, event aims to raise funds for research.

July 16, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Timothy Reznicek
INBRE Scholars: Timothy Reznicek

Bioinformatics major happy to be part of INBRE program.

July 13, 2018
Under the microscope: College of Nursing's new Lincoln facility
Under the microscope: College of Nursing's new Lincoln facility

Dr. Gold talks with Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D., dean of the College of Nursing, about the new facility in Lincoln that the College of Nursing shares with the UNL Health Center.

July 13, 2018
University ranks among world's top 100 at earning patents
University ranks among world's top 100 at earning patents

A new report ranks the University of Nebraska among the top 100 universities worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect innovative research and discoveries.

July 13, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Chris Kabourek named University of Nebraska's vice president for business and finance/chief financial officer, Corporate Cycling Challenge information, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

July 13, 2018
Grant aims to boost nurses' impact in outpatient care
Grant aims to boost nurses' impact in outpatient care

UNMC $2.6 million grant looks to improve patient care with RNs playing enhanced role in outpatient clinics.

July 12, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Tanner Harsin
INBRE Scholars: Tanner Harsin

Biochemistry major at Doane College interested in the research field.

July 12, 2018
New faculty spotlight: Douglas Niemann, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Douglas Niemann, M.D.

Dr. Niemann joins the UNMC Department of Radiology and is the medical director of radiology at the Bellevue Medical Center.

July 12, 2018
T cell engineering breakthrough could lead to new cancer therapies
T cell engineering breakthrough could lead to new cancer therapies

UNMC researchers among group whose new method is featured in the journal Nature.

July 12, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Morgan Shipley
INBRE Scholars: Morgan Shipley

Biology major interested in career in biomedical research.

July 11, 2018
Med center orchestra to serve as creative outlet
Med center orchestra to serve as creative outlet

Faculty, staff and students invited to take part.

July 11, 2018
Native American students explore health careers
Native American students explore health careers

UNMC, American Indian Higher Education Consortium collaborate on event.

July 11, 2018
University cuts ribbon on new health center, nursing college complex
University cuts ribbon on new health center, nursing college complex

Lincoln facility a collaboration between UNMC, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

July 11, 2018
INBRE Scholars: Molly Myers
INBRE Scholars: Molly Myers

Creighton University student wants to research cancer or Alzheimer's.

July 10, 2018
Jane Meza, Ph.D., named to lead global engagement
Jane Meza, Ph.D., named to lead global engagement

Dr. Meza will lead efforts at UNMC and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

July 10, 2018
LiveGreen: American Medical Association takes a stand
LiveGreen: American Medical Association takes a stand

Decision to divest from companies in the fossil fuels industry is about health.

July 10, 2018
New Lincoln facility will house College of Nursing, student health center
New Lincoln facility will house College of Nursing, student health center

Grand opening and ribbon cutting will be livestreamed from Lincoln.

July 10, 2018
AAHC spotlights UNMC's E-Learning efforts
AAHC spotlights UNMC's E-Learning efforts

Association of Academic Health Centers featured UNMC-written case study on flipped classrooms and e-modules.

July 09, 2018
Health Professions Career Day draws teens to UNMC
Health Professions Career Day draws teens to UNMC

Young students explored a variety of health professions.

July 09, 2018
Science of beer is topic of Science Cafe
Science of beer is topic of Science Cafe

Home brewers Tony Thomas and Phil Doerr are featured speakers.

July 09, 2018
Dr. Bayles takes interim research leadership role at UNO
Dr. Bayles takes interim research leadership role at UNO

Ken Bayles, Ph.D., named interim associate vice chancellor of research and creative activity at UNO; will continue in UNMC roles.

July 06, 2018
Mission trip to Nicaragua gets attention
Mission trip to Nicaragua gets attention

Student Alliance for Global Health partnered with Aspire Global Health, a non-profit organization located in Esteli, Nicaragua, for the trip.

July 06, 2018
Truhlsen Events Center to close for upgrades
Truhlsen Events Center to close for upgrades

Center will be closed July 16-Aug. 9.

July 06, 2018
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 06, 2018
College of Nursing to celebrate new health center in Lincoln
College of Nursing to celebrate new health center in Lincoln

Grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held July 10.

July 05, 2018
Lookin' at U: Tom Cooper
Lookin' at U: Tom Cooper

Classroom/event technologist has been at UNMC 28 years.

July 05, 2018
Service Awards Dinner honors UNMC employees
Service Awards Dinner honors UNMC employees

See honorees talk about their UNMC experience.

July 05, 2018
Under the microscope: Reality exhibit at KANEKO
Under the microscope: Reality exhibit at KANEKO

Dr. Gold talks with Jim Linder, M.D., chief strategist for the University of Nebraska, and Michael Hollins, chief creative officer at KANEKO. The Reality Exhibit will be open through Sept. 26 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.

July 05, 2018
Dr. Thakker named interim chief of pediatric critical care medicine
Dr. Thakker named interim chief of pediatric critical care medicine

Jayesh Thakker, M.D., took over the division effective July 1.

July 03, 2018
Live Green: A safe, sustainable Independence Day
Live Green: A safe, sustainable Independence Day

Properly dispose of fireworks and other tips for enjoying your holiday.

July 03, 2018
New rounding model aims to improve patient care
New rounding model aims to improve patient care

Tower-based rounding to allow for stronger teams, increased satisfaction.

July 03, 2018
Al Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., named new geriatrics chief
Al Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., named new geriatrics chief

Dr. Fisher will assume the role on July 1.

July 02, 2018
Multidisciplinary clinic to help improve patient care
Multidisciplinary clinic to help improve patient care

The Autoimmune Lung Clinic is a collaboration between the Department of Internal Medicine's rheumatology and immunology division and its pulmonary, critical care, sleep and allergy division.

July 02, 2018
New faculty spotlight: Dalia ElGamal, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Dalia ElGamal, Ph.D.

Dr. ElGamal joins the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases.

July 02, 2018