Fast Facts on the Maurer Center for Public Health
- When it became fully operational in 2007, the College of Public Health was the first new college at UNMC since 1968.
- UNMC’s College of Public Health is rapidly expanding to offer new programs for students and current public health professionals.
- Estimates are that 250,000 more public health workers will be needed by 2020.
- Only 50 of the 134 academic medical centers in the United States have accredited public health colleges.
Building namesakes: The building is named after UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., and his wife Beverly.
New home to: UNMC College of Public Health
Location: South of Dewey Avenue on the east side of 40th Street
Cost: $15 million
Size: 62,600 square feet
- Technologically enhanced smart classrooms
- Designed to encourage collaboration between departments
- Space for community engagement
- Omahans Ruth and Bill Scott gave the lead gift
- Eve & Fred Simon
- The Carruth J. Wagner, M.D. Foundation
- Gail & Mike Yanney
- Richard D. Holland
- Robert D. Sparks, M.D.
- Bio-security, preparedness and emerging infectious diseases
- Environmental health and toxicology
- Global health
- Health policy and rural health research
- Humanities and ethics
- Reducing health disparities
- Rural health education network
- Statistical analysis and tracking health professionals
- About Us
Strategic Goals for 2013-2014
- Administration and Management
- Panel of Advisors
- Office of Public Health Practice
- Our Building
- Support The CoPH
- Annual Awards
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