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. 

 

 

 

    Features

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.

 

 

 

    Departments

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

 

 

 

 

 

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