University of Nebraska Medical Center

Keke Konou, BS

Project Manager I

Kelom Konou
Kelom "Keke" Konou is a Project Manager at the UNMC Global Center for Health Security, where she is on the Region 7 Disaster Health Response Ecosystem (R7DHRE) initiative. Her line of effort is Health System Expansion enabled by Local/Regional Adaptive Planning and Health Equity. 

Keke joined our campus by starting with Nebraska Medicine and grew her talents throughout different departments. As an intern at the office of healthcare ethics, Keke supported the crisis standards of care task force during initial COVID-19 planning and preparedness. Prior to joining UNMC, she served as the Chemical Hygiene Safety Officer at a laboratory and led safety and preparedness 29 CFR 1910 compliance projects. 

She is actively engaged in leading and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and their committees to meet strategic goals that address community outreach, healthcare access, equity, and ethics at Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.