Aleta Evans Gaertner, MPH


Office of the Dean

Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health


  • Master of Public Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, James Madison University, 2004

Courses Taught

  • CPH 546-HPRO 880, Introduction to Maternal and Child Health
  • CPH 547-HPRO 881, Advanced Maternal and Child Health

Professional Summary

Aleta Gaertner, a public health specialist with a Master of Public Health degree in Maternal and Child Health, joined the UNMC College of Public Health in 2009.  Ms. Gaertner oversees the College’s accreditation compliance and evaluation plan.  She collaborates with College leadership to develop effective strategies to monitor and improve program quality while meeting accreditation standards, providing technical assistance as it relates to program coordination, evaluation, and compliance.  Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Gaertner served as the Fiscal Manager for the Department of Prevention and Community Health at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.  Additionally, she worked for a Certified Public Accounting Firm for over ten years.  Ms. Gaertner draws upon her experiences in academic administration, public health, and fiscal management to serve the College of Public Health.

Committee Memberships

  • UNMC College of Public Health Curriculum Committee
  • UNMC College of Public Health Doctoral Programs Committee
  • UNMC College of Public Health Evaluation Committee
  • UNMC Brand Advisory Committee, College of Public Health representative

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Public Health Association of Nebraska


Contact Aleta Gaertner
Aleta E Gaertner College of Public Health at UNMC
984355 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4355
Phone: 402-559-4966