Faculty Bio

Jana Wardian, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor for Research
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Academic Office

986435 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6435
Wittson Hall, Room 3064
Jana.Wardian@unmc.edu

Education
Undergraduate
Northern Arizona University
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication

Graduate
Arizona State University
Master of Social Work
Doctorate in Social Work

Areas of Interest
Reducing the work of being a patient; diabetes; social determinants of health.

Jana Wardian

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Wardian is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She was the Research Director at the Air Force Diabetes Center of Excellence in San Antonio, TX from 2015-2020. Her research interest is to reduce the work of being a patient. In her position at UNMC, she is working with the Hospitalists to increase scholarly activity in the form of grants, presentations, and manuscripts. More importantly, her goal is to improve the care of our patients and get them back to their lives as quickly and safely as possible.