Other Faculty

Dr. Glen M. Ginsburg, image

Glen M. Ginsburg, M.D., is a Volunteer Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received his M.D. from the School of Medicine and Biological Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he also completed both a general surgery residency, as well as his orthopaedic residency training. Dr. Ginsburg completed a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles at the University of Southern California Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Ginsburg is the clinical director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute, and serves as an academic advisor to orthopaedic residents in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ginsburg retired to Volunteer Associate Professor status on March 15, 2011.

Dr. Walter Huurman image

Walter W. Huurman, M.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received his M.D. degree from Northwestern University and completed his orthopaedic residency at the U.S. Naval Medical Center in Oakland, California. He completed training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the A.I. duPont Institute. A board certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Huurman has served on the editorial boards of the American Academy of Pediatrics journal, Pediatrics in Review, and the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. He has served as associate editor of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and on the editorial review boards of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Dr. Huurman served as an oral examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1982, 1986-87, 1990-92, & 1994-2003). He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the North American Spine Society, and the American Orthopaedic Association. His areas of concentration include the juvenile spine, clubfoot, and juvenile hip disease, as well as editing pediatric publications. Dr. Huurman retired to Professor Emeritus status on July 31, 2006.

Dr. Julia Bridge imageJulia A. Bridge, M.D., FACMG, is a Professor in the UNMC Departments of Pathology, Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery. She is Director of UNMC's Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory for Sarcoma Gene Rearrangements, Director of the UNMC Tissue Bank, and Director of the Nebraska Collaborative Laboratory. Dr. Bridge serves on the editorial board of Cancer Genetics, Cancer Cytopathology, Modern Pathology, and Journal of Orthopaedic Science as well as several national committees including the Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma committees for the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the Molecular Oncology Committee for the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the VA Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee (GMPAC). After earning her M.D. degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, she completed a pathology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, a fellowship in clinical cytogenetics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a fellowship in molecular biology at the Southwest Biomedical Research Institute in Arizona. Board certified by the American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Medical Genetics, Dr. Bridge's research interests include the genetics of bone and soft tissue tumors.

Steven Hinrichs, M.D., is Professor and Chair in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha and the Director of the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), as well as Director of the University of Nebraska Center for Biosecurity. In his position as laboratory director he has been responsible for the development of a statewide program for the rapid identification of biological agents of mass destruction. He is principal investigator of multiple national awards from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Department of Defense for the development of an outreach program to extend training and expertise in the early recognition of biological warfare agents.

Dr. Hinrichs is past Chair of the APHL committee on Management and Information Systems and is a strong advocate for further development of communication systems and electronic infrastructure in rural states. Under his direction, the NPHL was one of the first public health laboratories in the country to develop internet-based test ordering and reporting capabilities with the ultimate goal of real-time identification of emerging epidemics. He is currently the national co-leader of the Public Health Informatics Project (PHLIP), which is focused on the harmonization of electronic laboratory messaging practices.

Dr. Hinrichs' medical background includes board certification in anatomic and clinical pathology after completion of a residency at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. His research laboratory focuses on molecular diagnostics and the role of viruses in cancer. Dr. Hinrichs has published over 130 papers in basic science and medical journals.