University of Nebraska Medical Center

Mauna Gattenby, MD

House Officer II

Mauna Gattenby, MD


Mauna Gattenby

What interested you most in UNMC?:

The different training opportunities and experiences possible with supportive faculty.

What was your first job?

Japanese document translator

Career aspirations: 

I'd love to practice back in Washington in either an underserved setting in the city or a location that is still close to a large metropolitan area.

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?:

Probably return to microbiology or a mix of it with plant tissue culture.

If you only had one day in Nebraska, what would you do?:

Visit Gene Leahy Mall/waterfront and the Lauritzen Gardens.

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?:

All the resident social events that allow us to hangout outside of the medical setting.