Patient Care

Patient Care at Munroe-Meyer

A pillar of the UNMC mission.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) provides a unique range of services for individuals with disabilities. MMI provides comprehensive medical and health care services and programming through interdisciplinary clinics and evaluations or single discipline assessments and treatment.

The interdisciplinary team approach used at MMI assures a family-centered, comprehensive diagnostic and treatment program, specific to the client's needs. Parents, teachers, therapists and community service providers are welcome team members in the provision of services.

Explore MMI services and supports for children and adults with disabilities and complex health care needs.

Amy S. Nordness, PhD, CCC-SLP

Amy S. Nordness, PhD, CCC-SLP  |  bio
Director of Clinical Services, MMI
Associate Director, MMI

Maggie Neujahr, CSW

Maggie Neujahr, CSW  |  bio
Manager, Care Coordination

Angela M. Maynard, MSN, RN, CPN

Angela M. Maynard, MSN, RN, CPN
Manager, Outpatient Clinic

Christy Williams

Christy Williams
Manager, Patient Information Office

Clinical Service Department Directors

Jolene Johnson, MS, EdS, EdD

Education and Child Development

  • Jolene Johnson, MS, EdS, EdD  |  bio
    Department Director
  • Kerry Miller, PhD  |  bio
    Associate Director
Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG

Genetic Medicine

  • Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG |  bio
    Interim Department Director
Alice Shillingsburg, PhD, BCBA-D, LP

integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Alice Shillingsburg, PhD, BCBA-D, LP  |  bio
    Yale Family Endowed Chair
    Department Director 
  • Regina Carroll, PhD, BCBA-D  |  bio
    Associate Director
Michelle Westengaard, OTR/L

Occupational Therapy

  • Michelle Westengaard, OTR/L, BCP  |  bio
    Department Director
Amy Drayton, PhD

Pediatric Feeding Disorders

  • Amy Drayton, PhD  |  bio
    Department Director
  • Bethany Hansen, PhD, BCBA-D  |  bio
    Associate Director
Sandra L. Willett, PT, PhD, PCS

Physical Therapy

  • Sandra L. Willett, PT, PhD, PCS  |  bio
    Wayne A. Stuberg Department Director
Keith Allen, PhD, BCBA-D


  • Keith D. Allen, PhD, BCBA-D | bio
    Department Director
Nicole Giron, MPH, HTR

Recreational Therapy

  • Nicole Giron, MPH, HTR, CTRS  |  bio
    Department Director
  • Carly De Bruin, MPA, CTRS  |  bio
    Assistant Director
Amanda N. Zangrillo, PsyD, BCBA-D

Severe Behavior

  • Amanda N. Zangrillo, PsyD, BCBA-D  |  bio
    Department Director
  • Tara Fahmie, PhD, BCBA-D  |  bio
    Associate Director
Jessica Gormley, PhD, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology

  • Jessica Gormley, PhD, CCC-SLP  |  bio
    Scottish Rite Assistant Professor
    Interim Department Director
  • Alli Krase, MS, CCC-SLP  |  bio
    Associate Director

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