Caring for Champions

The Caring for Champions Program includes dental, vision and nutrition providers.


Meet the Caring for Champions Team

Dental

 
Claire Koukol, DDS 

Claire Koukol, DDS

Clinic Director, Caring for Champions Dental Clinic
Assistant Professor
Department of Growth and Development
UNMC College of Dentistry

Faculty bio


Claire Koukol, DDS,
is an assistant professor in the department of growth and development at the UNMC College of Dentistry. In this role, she teaches pediatric dentistry residents and dental students diagnostic, clinical and critical thinking skills. Dr. Koukol received her DDS in 2017 and her certificate in pediatric dentistry in 2019, both from the UNMC College of Dentistry. Her research interests include parental presence in the operatory during procedures and prevention of early childhood caries. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association and Omaha District Dental Association.


Amir Farhangpour, DDS

Amir Farhangpour, DDS

Associate Professor
Assistant Dean for Omaha Clinics
Department of Adult Restorative Dentistry
UNMC College of Dentistry

Faculty bio


Amir Farhangpour, DDS,
is an associate professor in the department of adult restorative dentistry and the assistant dean for Omaha clinics at the UNMC College of Dentistry. Dr. Farhangpour received his DDS from Creighton University in 1995. His research interests include adhesive dentistry. He is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Association.


 

Vision

 
Richard H. Legge, MD 

Richard H. Legge, MD

Medical Director, Caring for Champions Vision Clinic
Assistant Professor
Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute

Faculty bio

Karen Wilson, OD 

Karen Wilson, OD

Clinic Director, Caring for Champions Vision Clinic
Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute
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Alison Erickson, ABOC

Ophthalmic Technician, Caring for Champions Vision Clinic

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Lori Cervantes, ABOM, NCLE

Optician, Caring for Champions Vision Clinic
MMI Optical
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Health & Wellness

 
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Amy Volkman, RD, LMNT

Dietitian | Medical Nutrition Therapist
Caring for Champions Dietary Health & Wellness Program