EMET Projects

Capstone Projects by Senior EMET students


Class of 2021 

Aging and Integrated Medicine

Faller, Carly (carly.faller@unmc.edu) & Jing, Ran (ran.jing@unmc.eduEffect of targeted transcranial magnetic stimulation on hippocampal-dependent declarative memory in older adults

Ferguson, Claire (claire.ferguson@unmc.edu) Virtual Reality For Therapeutic Recreation In Dementia Hospice Care: A Feasibility Study

Autoimmune Diseases

Opperman, Patrick (patrick.opperman@unmc.edu) Malondialdehyde Acetaldehyde Adducts (MAA-Adducts) Direct Distinctive Pro-Inflammatory Responses in Endothelial and Macrophage Cell Lines

Rentfro, Kathryn (kathryn.rentfro@unmc.edu) The Induction of Autoimmune Arthritis and Sex differences in Mice Impact the Lung Inflammatory Response to Repetitive Inhalant Organic Dust Extract Exposures

Ryan, Evan (evan.ryan@unmc.edu) Antioxidant properties of citric acid interfere with the uricase-based measurement of circulating uric acid

Video: https://webmedia.unmc.edu/medicine/ome/Evan.mp4 

Selko, Sean (sean.selko@unmc.eduDifferential Microglial Responses Induced by N-a-Synuclein-Specific Effector T Cell Clones

Clinical Educator

Drehmel, Kyle (kyle.drehmel@unmc.edu)Physical Examination of the Shoulder 

Woods, Kelsey (kelsey.woods@unmc.edu) Constructing a Learning Community: One Medical Schools Needs Assessment

Comprehensive HIV medicine 

Hanna, Kevin (kevin.hanna@unmc.edu) COVID-19 Vaccinations: Information for Providers and video presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mc0msujhwj0

Innovations in Clinical Care

Prathivadhi-Bhay, Sruti (s.prathivadhi@unmc.edu) Frequency of Aortic Miscannulation During Fluoroscopy-Free Endovascular Navigation 

Medical Humanities and Arts

Lydiatt, Max (maxwell.lydiatt@unmc.edu) Maintaining My Humanity in Medical School 

Sekeramayi, Tinotenda (tinotenda.sekeramayi@unmc.eduDifferences in pain, happiness, and global functioning scores in patients with OI between pamidronate and zoledronate

Preventive Medicine

Greufe, Lauren (lauren.greufe@unmc.edu) Effects of Neuraxial Anesthesia on Post Operative Pain Scores in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Hehnke, Kaitlin (kaitlin.hehnke@unmc.edu) Effects of Smoking on Healthcare Resource Utilization After Panniculectomy: Analysis of an Institutional Registry 

Underserved Health Care

Ayers, Caleb (caleb.ayers@unmc.edu) Gendered Differences in Consent and Brochures for Permanent Birth Control

Pearson, Ann (ann.pearson@unmc.edu) Assessing patients’ awareness and perception of the UNMC SHARING Clinic among patients visiting Nebraska Medicine’s Emergency Department


Class of 2020

Comprehensive HIV Medicine

Groteluschen, Holly (holly.hartman@unmc.edu
Customized blister packaging for patients living with HIV: assessment of patient attitudes and satisfaction

Innovations in Clinical Care

Marmie, Blake (blake.marmie@unmc.edu
Feasibility of fluoroscopy-free endovascular navigation in subjects of different ages

Preventive Medicine

Dorwart, Matthew (matthew.dorwart@unmc.edu)
Physician Awareness of Resources Available for Patients to Increase Physical Activity

Housh, Jaycee (jaycee.housh@unmc.edu
Additional laparotomy sponges requested during cesarean delivery: 'early warning' associated with postpartum hemorrhage

Liesemeyer, Shelby (shelby.liesemeyer@unmc.edu)
Do the Current Health Behaviors of Third-Year Medical Students have correlations with their frequency and confidence in counseling of patients on preventive health behaviors?

Megan Rolfzen (Thacker) (megan.rolfzen@unmc.edu)
Perceived Benefits and Barriers of Static Stretching in Exercisers

Underserved Medicine

Ballen, Annie (annie.ballen@unmc.edu
Using the Rapid Assessment for Adolescent Preventative Services Risk Screening Tool to Identify Depression in Two Omaha High Schools

Kanley, Amissabah (amissabah.johnson@unmc.edu)
A state-level retrospective analysis of newborn screening for sickle cell Hemoglobinopathies

Manriquez-Martinez, Gerson (g.manriquezmartin@unmc.edu
Quality Care in Underserved Communities. Assessing Patient Satisfaction with Obstetrical Care at Oneworld Community Health Center