UNMC to award degrees Aug. 17 to 217 students

August 14, 2018

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Diplomas will be conferred on 217 University of Nebraska Medical Center students on Friday, Aug. 17. The following is a list of graduates from the College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Allied Health Professions, College of Public Health and Graduate Studies organized by college, degree, and hometown. There are no formal ceremonies for summer graduation.

Some graduating students are not listed below. They have requested their information not be released to the public, however, they are counted in the total number of students receiving degrees.


Bachelor of Science

Enterprise, AL -- Jonathan Gallinger

Lake Havasu City, AZ -- Lance Andreasen

Redding, CA -- Matthew Duggan

Baldwin Park, CA -- Kimberli Molina

Sacramento, CA -- David Shelley

Firestone, CO -- James Buczek

Saint Augustine, FL -- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Lincolnton, GA -- Cassie Jo Saggus

Pearl City, HI -- David Lindahn

Meridian, ID -- Noah Chance

Whiteville, NC -- Lauren Baccarny

Basking Ridge, NJ -- Yang Qu

Albuquerque, NM -- Andrea Stam

Easton, PA -- Thomas Carroll

Abington, PA -- Kelly Gregorio

Lafayette Hill, PA -- Michele Hornsby

Longview, TX -- David Bailey

San Antonio, TX -- Courtney Talka

Williamsburg, VA -- Brent Bachman

Olympia, WA -- Jacob Alexander

Snoqualmie, WA -- Andrew French


Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences

Omaha -- Melisa Clark

Stuart -- Emily Sybrant (With Distinction)


Master of Health Professions Teaching & Technology

Omaha -- Stephanie Lough

York -- Walker Thomas


Merryville, LA -- Jessica Nichols Snowden


Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Prattville, AL -- Brandon Tucker

Bentonville, AR -- Kendell Varner

Mesa, AZ -- William Petty

Pleasant Hill, CA -- Mark Gerard Bautista

Mission Viejo, CA -- Paul Rava

Fairfield, CA -- Jeffrey Morandarte Sabido

Hollister, CA -- Miguel Serrano

Miami Beach, FL -- Ashley Calvo

Batavia, IL -- Derrick Bieller

Chicago, IL -- Danielle Santetia Wilhight

Center Grove, IN -- Christopher Rowley

Fort Campbell, KY -- Melody Wright

Merrimac, MA -- Ellen Broz

Madawaska, ME -- Troy Cyr

Durand, MI -- Kristopher Dolehanty

St. Peters, MO -- Michael Palmer

Madison, MS -- Austin Wallace

Littleton, NH -- Henry White III

Troy, NY -- Dana Rockwell

Hamilton, OH -- Jonathan Beiser

Mentor, OH -- Nelson Liuzzo

Conneaut, OH -- Shawn Hamilton Miranda

Murrysville, PA -- Julian Fiorina

Greencastle, PA -- Casey Seitz

Susquehanna, PA -- Michael Vadovsky

Sioux Falls, SD -- Daniel Gerwing

Houston, TX -- Jessica Martin

Hampton, VA -- Tyler Harrell

Staunton, VA -- Matthew Jones

Port Orchard, WA -- Kathleen Allen

Olympia, WA -- Joonghoon Choi

Seattle, WA -- Betty Stewart


Germany -- Sarah Frenzel-Lee

Nigeria -- Oyinlola Olasewere

St. Lucia -- Rosanne Pannizzo


Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Cytotechnology

Lincoln -- Kenny Do

Omaha, NE -- Jomarcell Nguyen


Pleasant Hill, CA -- Katrina Smith

Sacramento, CA -- Noha Mohamed (With Distinction), Armando Sanchez

Champaign, IL -- Kayla Bachar

Park Ridge, IL -- Eric Freemon

Lorain, OH -- Alexander Radanovich


Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Grand Island -- Mayra Barbosa (With High Distinction)

Holdrege -- Emily Buck

Lexington -- Hannah Hammond

Norfolk -- Tori Bailey (With High Distinction)

Omaha -- Brianne Kruger, Sarah Turner (With Highest Distinction)


Iliff, CO -- Anna Burk


Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Radiation Therapy

Fort Calhoun -- Jaden Boudle (With Highest Distinction)

Lincoln -- Megan Mihulka

Omaha -- Bess Dobransky (With High Distinction)

Huff -- Martina Graner

Rapid City -- Allyson Gilliland (With Highest Distinction)

Laramie -- Travis Callender



Bachelor of Science in Medicine

Omaha -- Jomarcell Nguyen

Pleasant Hill -- Katrina Smith

Sacramento -- Armando Sanchez



Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Emerson -- Jenna Roeber

Fairbury -- Ashlee Husa

Lincoln -- Sarah Faughn, Melissa Seeley

Lynch -- Brianne DeKay

Omaha -- Haley Drent, Kokuvi Tsogbevi

Tecumseh -- Hope Mahoney

Wakefield -- Brandi Anderson


Palm City, FL -- Jamie Faurot


Master of Science in Nursing

Omaha -- Michael Amenta

Lincoln -- Andrew Corbin

Little Rock, AR -- Phyllis Vance


Post Masters Certificate in Nursing

Bridgeport -- Kim Malone

Sioux Falls, SD -- Jenifer Reitsma


Doctor of Nursing Practice

Norfolk -- Rebecca Swanson



Doctor of Pharmacy

Fremont -- Freddy Orellana



Certificate in Public Health

Ashland -- Jeremy Poell

Lincoln -- Susan Dempsey

Omaha -- Emily Poeschl


Kearney, MO -- Katherine Barrow

Great Falls, MT -- Franchesca Talbot


China -- Xiuping Li


Master of Public Health

Bellevue -- Lindsey Cork

Bennington -- Nishitha Ponnamaneni

Norfolk -- Jordan Pieper

North Platte -- Sarah Swanson

Omaha -- Kara Albright

Papillion -- Natalie Wichelt

Sioux City, IA -- Laura Triplett

Appleton, WI -- Caina Weiner



Doctor of Philosophy

Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ -- Jeffrey Moffat

Sioux City, IA -- Carter Barger

Annapolis, MD -- Maegan Pisman

Winston-Salem, NC -- Joseph Aloi

Dallas, TX -- Minh Nguyen

South Jordan, UT -- Bret Gardner

Galax, VA -- Meagan Helmick

Milltown, WI -- Jamie Larson

Madison, WI -- Megan Vosters


China -- Xin Wei

China -- Ruinan Yang

India -- Shrey Kanvinde


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