Lookin' at U: Kevin MacCarthy

November 07, 2019

Each Thursday, we spotlight a medical center employee.

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Kevin MacCarthy, left, and his wife, Allison, met and started dating when they were 17.

This week, we learn more about:

  • Name: Kevin MacCarthy
  • Hometown: Boston
  • Number of years at UNMC: One

Tell us about what you do here at UNMC:

I do administrative work for educational programs in the UNMC Department of Pathology and Microbiology, which includes shadowing, observerships, courses, electives, clinical rotations and five fellowships.

Accountability is one of UNMC's ITEACH values. Tell us of a time you witnessed a person or group at UNMC exhibit this value.

Since before I started here, our department has been working on implementing new educational experiences and opportunities while simultaneously revamping several of our current offerings. Everyone's been working diligently to ensure what we're looking to implement is both feasible and beneficial, adjusting the scope and content as it's discussed.

What is your favorite fall activity?

Taking a long walk with my wife and dog somewhere scenic.

List three things people may not know about you:

  • My wife and I met and started dating when we were 17.
  • I've been practicing martial arts for over 20 years.
  • I have extremely eclectic tastes in music and pop culture.

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