Faculty Senate elects leadership for 2018-19

by Karen Burbach, UNMC public relations | June 11, 2018

Image with caption: Corrine Hanson, Ph.D.

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D.

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D., has assumed the presidency of the UNMC Faculty Senate for the 2018-19 academic year.

Dr. Hanson is an associate professor of medical nutrition education in the College of Allied Health Professions.

Elections took place June 4 as outgoing senators were acknowledged, and new senators were introduced. Faculty Senate meetings will resume in September.

In addition to Dr. Hanson, the Faculty Senate officers include:

  • Immediate past president -- Ann Anderson Berry, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the division of newborn medicine and medical director of the NICU at Nebraska Medicine, UNMC's clinical partner;
  • Newly elected vice president/president-elect -- Allison Cushman-Vokoun, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pathology/microbiology in the College of Medicine; and
  • Newly elected secretary/treasurer -- Brandy Clarke, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

The senate serves as the governing body empowered to represent the UNMC faculty. It includes representatives from each major academic unit.


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Sathish Kumar Natarajan
June 11, 2018 at 5:29 PM

Congratulations Corri!

Greg Karst
June 11, 2018 at 11:20 AM

Congratulations, Corri! I appreciate your willingness to take on this challenge.

John S Davis
June 11, 2018 at 9:33 AM

Congratulations Corrine!

Ana Yuil
June 11, 2018 at 8:28 AM

Congratulations Dr. Hanson