UNMC Connect Magazine
Winter 2008


Keeping the best and brightest in Nebraska




    Cover Story

Keeping the best and the brightest in Nebraska

Recruiting faculty and students takes a personal touch. 





Antiviral expert becomes new pharmacy dean

Dr. Courtney Fletcher looks to strengthen research enterprise.



Seeing hope in new light

Low vision patients to receive comprehensive care at new center.



UNMC pitching in to battle HIV/AIDS in Africa

Allied health faculty share clinical lab expertise.



National food safety is top concern for alum

From farm to table, Nebraska native sets USDA policies.



UNMC leaders express concern over affirmative action

LR 233CA could impact university diversity programs.



UNMC, hospital celebrate 10 years of success

Partnership builds on strengths, talents of both organizations.



Johnson legacy is nearly 50 years of giving

Alums support helps attract best and brightest.



Cheeky librarian blogs her cancer experience

Teresa Hartman uses her disease as an educational tool.





Outreach: Street-wise to health-wise

Medical students teach healthy living to women serving time.



Education: A rite of passage

White coats connect students to alums.



Research: Disease-related fatigue begins before treatment

Breast cancer is exhausting even before the treatment begins.



Perspective: Harold M. Maurer, M.D., Chancellor

Donors invest in UNMC's mission.



In the Loop - calendar

A calendar of UNMC college and alumni events.



Delegates Program mobilizes UNMC supporters




Campus clips




Alumni news




Alumni class notes




    Back Cover

The Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education