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Brian Boerner, M.D., named new director of IAE
Brian Boerner, M.D., named new director of IAE

Dr. Boerner tapped to lead Interprofessional Academy of Educators.

February 21, 2019
Burt Street Individuals to perform today
Burt Street Individuals to perform today

Jazz session is latest in Music as Medicine series.

February 21, 2019
Distinguished scientist: Tony Wilson, Ph.D.
Distinguished scientist: Tony Wilson, Ph.D.

Dr. Wilson's research focus is cognitive neuroscience.

February 21, 2019
Med students, UNMC to thank residents
Med students, UNMC to thank residents

Thank a Resident Day, House Officer Appreciation Day marked.

February 21, 2019
Remembering: Jerry Jones, M.D.
Remembering: Jerry Jones, M.D.

Colleagues recall an "outstanding pathologist, educator, and a wonderful person."

February 21, 2019
Author to share story of struggle against oppression
Author to share story of struggle against oppression

Charlene Butts Ligon to read from work on Thursday.

February 20, 2019
Distinguished scientist: Max Kurz, Ph.D.
Distinguished scientist: Max Kurz, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurz's research focus is neurohabilitation.

February 20, 2019
Dr. Thayer to focus efforts on clinical care and research
Dr. Thayer to focus efforts on clinical care and research

Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D., will continue as a member of the UNMC faculty and the Nebraska Medicine medical staff, medical director of breast cancer clinical program.

February 20, 2019
Schwartz Center Rounds rescheduled to April 17
Schwartz Center Rounds rescheduled to April 17

Event will focus on foster care.

February 20, 2019
Annual faculty award nomination deadline March 1
Annual faculty award nomination deadline March 1

The nomination deadline for the UNMC's Faculty Senate annual awards is quickly approaching.

February 19, 2019
Black History Month quiz: The answers
Black History Month quiz: The answers

Three members of the UNMC community win UNMC-themed prizes.

February 19, 2019
Distinguished scientist: Matthew Lunning, D.O.
Distinguished scientist: Matthew Lunning, D.O.

Dr. Lunning's research focus is lymphoma and CAR-T cells.

February 19, 2019
Global engagement opportunity for faculty announced
Global engagement opportunity for faculty announced

Funding is being provided to two faculty members from each NU campus to participate in the Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization at Indiana University.

February 19, 2019
LiveGreen: Renovation provides unique opportunity
LiveGreen: Renovation provides unique opportunity

Giveaway comes with reuse/repurpose challenge with prizes.

February 19, 2019
Medical students take time to hear patients' stories
Medical students take time to hear patients' stories

During National Solidarity Week, Gold Humanism Honor Society students took time to connect with patients as people in a campaign called "Tell Me More."

February 19, 2019
New investigator: Sukhwinder Kaur, Ph.D.
New investigator: Sukhwinder Kaur, Ph.D.

Dr. Kaur's research focus is early detection and therapeutic targeting in pancreatic cancer.

February 18, 2019
Registrants, sponsors needed for SHARING the Green
Registrants, sponsors needed for SHARING the Green

Golf tournament supports UNMC's student-run SHARING Clinics.

February 18, 2019
Registration open for Wakanyeja conference
Registration open for Wakanyeja conference

Conference will focus on American Indian Behavioral Health.

February 18, 2019
Schwartz Center Rounds focuses on foster care
Schwartz Center Rounds focuses on foster care

Representatives from Project Everlast will be featured at presentation.

February 18, 2019
Study to gauge risk of substance, prescription drug misuse in rural communities
Study to gauge risk of substance, prescription drug misuse in rural communities

Team will use anonymous, self-screening questionnaire at 12 community events.

February 18, 2019
Children's Dental Day serves 132 kids
Children's Dental Day serves 132 kids

College of Dentistry volunteers provided more than $100,000 worth of free dental care.

February 15, 2019
E-cigarette use among teens is on the rise
E-cigarette use among teens is on the rise

UNMC's Hongying Dai, Ph.D., publishes data analysis of the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

February 15, 2019
New investigator: Guoku Hu, Ph.D.
New investigator: Guoku Hu, Ph.D.

Dr. Hu's research focus is substance use disorders.

February 15, 2019
New investigator: Vinai Thomas, Ph.D.
New investigator: Vinai Thomas, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas' research focus is on MRSA, metabolism and physiology.

February 15, 2019
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 15, 2019
Genetic counseling program receives accreditation
Genetic counseling program receives accreditation

It is the state's first and only accredited genetic education program.

February 14, 2019
Health communication conference free to all
Health communication conference free to all

The student chapter of UNMC Primary Care Progress is hosting the March 6 conference.

February 14, 2019
Living organ donation is topic of Omaha Science Cafe
Living organ donation is topic of Omaha Science Cafe

UNMC transplant surgeon, Wendy Grant, M.D., is featured speaker at Feb. 19 event.

February 14, 2019
Lookin' at U: Vicki Schaal
Lookin' at U: Vicki Schaal

Research technologist values collaborations.

February 14, 2019
New investigator: Aaron Yoder, Ph.D.
New investigator: Aaron Yoder, Ph.D.

Dr. Yoder's research focus is agricultural safety and health.

February 14, 2019
New investigator: Caroline Ng, Ph.D.
New investigator: Caroline Ng, Ph.D.

Dr. Ng's research focus is malaria and drug resistance.

February 14, 2019
Regent O'Connor visits UNMC
Regent O'Connor visits UNMC

O'Connor met with university leaders during her stop on campus.

February 14, 2019
Grant Imahara to headline 2019 Nebraska Science Festival
Grant Imahara to headline 2019 Nebraska Science Festival

Electronics and robots expert from Discovery Channel's Mythbusters to kickoff event.

February 13, 2019
New investigator: Christine Eisenhauer, Ph.D.
New investigator: Christine Eisenhauer, Ph.D.

Dr. Eisenhauer's research focus is cardiovascular health promotion.

February 13, 2019
New investigator: Saraswathi Viswanathan, Ph.D.
New investigator: Saraswathi Viswanathan, Ph.D.

Dr. Viswanathan's research focus is obesity, alcoholic liver disease and pancreatic cancer.

February 13, 2019
Next Music as Medicine set for Feb. 21
Next Music as Medicine set for Feb. 21

Jazz combo Burt Street Individuals to perform.

February 13, 2019
UNMC lab seeks volunteers for mind/brain research studies
UNMC lab seeks volunteers for mind/brain research studies

Also recruiting volunteers to participate in research registry.

February 13, 2019
Volunteers needed for state high school competition
Volunteers needed for state high school competition

HOSA state competition and leadership conference will be held in March.

February 13, 2019
Guiding principle for legislative session
Guiding principle for legislative session

University employees engaging in advocacy should do so on their own time.

February 12, 2019
LiveGreen: Transportation survey
LiveGreen: Transportation survey

Survey seeks input on several important issues, and participants can win a gift card.

February 12, 2019
New investigator: Armen Petrosyan, Ph.D.
New investigator: Armen Petrosyan, Ph.D.

Dr. Petrosyan's research focus looks at how alcohol accelerates development of prostate cancer.

February 12, 2019
New investigator: Bin Duan, Ph.D.
New investigator: Bin Duan, Ph.D.

Dr. Duan's research focus is biomaterials, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine.

February 12, 2019
Next Chancellor's Forum set for Feb. 25
Next Chancellor's Forum set for Feb. 25

Topics will include the ongoing legislative session and the university's budget request.

February 12, 2019
Respirator fit testing available this month
Respirator fit testing available this month

Fit testing and medical clearance is required annually before using a respirator.

February 12, 2019
State senators tour College of Dentistry clinics, interactive classroom
State senators tour College of Dentistry clinics, interactive classroom

Sens. Patty Pansing Brooks, Adam Morfeld tour Lincoln campus.

February 12, 2019
UNMC marks Black History Month with facts, quiz
UNMC marks Black History Month with facts, quiz

Quiz responses due by 3:30 p.m. Friday.

February 12, 2019
Cardio health is subject of Olson Brown Bag event
Cardio health is subject of Olson Brown Bag event

UNMC's Peter Pellerito will speak at Feb. 19 presentation.

February 11, 2019
ID card issues may be weather, cell phone related
ID card issues may be weather, cell phone related

Tips for keeping your ID card operational.

February 11, 2019
New investigator: Minglei Guo, Ph.D.
New investigator: Minglei Guo, Ph.D.

Dr. Guo's research focus is microglia, neuroinflammation and autophagy.

February 11, 2019
New investigator: St. Patrick Reid
New investigator: St. Patrick Reid

Dr. Reid's research focus is host-pathogen interactions.

February 11, 2019
Table talks foster inclusivity on campus
Table talks foster inclusivity on campus

First event in new series draws interest from UNMC students.

February 11, 2019
Under the microscope: Random Acts of Kindness Week
Under the microscope: Random Acts of Kindness Week

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., speaks with Linda Cunningham, associate director of human resources, about UNMC's observance of Random Act of Kindness Week.

February 11, 2019
Center for Health Living holds open house next week
Center for Health Living holds open house next week

Members can bring friends to sample the fitness center's offerings.

February 08, 2019
Chinese Cultural Fair set for Feb. 15
Chinese Cultural Fair set for Feb. 15

Seventh annual event will feature food, activities and entertainment.

February 08, 2019
Med center hosts CAREEROCKIT Monday
Med center hosts CAREEROCKIT Monday

Ralston High School students will visit the med center.

February 08, 2019
Nebraska, Norway team for nutrition project
Nebraska, Norway team for nutrition project

Ann Anderson Berry, M.D., and Corrine Hanson, Ph.D., explore how maternal and paternal activity may affect unborn baby.

February 08, 2019
Random Acts of Kindness Week set for Feb. 11-17
Random Acts of Kindness Week set for Feb. 11-17

The Department of Human Resources has emailed Instant Award Cards for staff to recognize co-workers for random acts of kindness.

February 08, 2019
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 08, 2019
CVS offering free heart health screenings
CVS offering free heart health screenings

Screenings offered in chain's MinuteClinic locations every Thursday in February.

February 07, 2019
Great Plains IDeA-CTR highlights current pilot awardees
Great Plains IDeA-CTR highlights current pilot awardees

Ten investigators from UNMC among 23 awardees.

February 07, 2019
Lookin' at U: Danielle Beebe
Lookin' at U: Danielle Beebe

Communications specialist's focus is on public relations and education.

February 07, 2019
'Nebraska's sons and daughters deserve opportunities'
'Nebraska's sons and daughters deserve opportunities'

President Bounds joined by business, education leaders in supporting H3 Careers Scholarship Act.

February 07, 2019
OPS leader Logan visits High School Alliance
OPS leader Logan visits High School Alliance

Cheryl Logan, Ed.D., superintendent of Omaha Public Schools, visited UNMC to learn more about program.

February 07, 2019
Paul Paulman, M.D., named Educator Laureate
Paul Paulman, M.D., named Educator Laureate

Award ceremony is set for today.

February 07, 2019
Re-Imagining U program offers new cohorts
Re-Imagining U program offers new cohorts

Cohorts offer more intensive learning opportunities.

February 07, 2019
James O'Dell, M.D., named Educator Laureate
James O'Dell, M.D., named Educator Laureate

Award ceremony is set for Thursday.

February 06, 2019
New faculty spotlight: Jennifer Abrahams, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Jennifer Abrahams, M.D.

Dr. Abrahams is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Dermatology.

February 06, 2019
UNMC and zoo partner for great ape heart health
UNMC and zoo partner for great ape heart health

UNMC has supplied supplemental health care expertise since 2007 to certain zoo and aquarium animals.

February 06, 2019
UNMC history: Reihart a pioneer among Nebraska women scientists
UNMC history: Reihart a pioneer among Nebraska women scientists

Reihart founded the University of Nebraska Medical Technology training program, among other accomplishments.

February 06, 2019
College of Nursing in Scottsbluff to hold open house
College of Nursing in Scottsbluff to hold open house

Attendees will learn about new program to detect cognitive, mental health problems in Panhandle's older adults.

February 05, 2019
Concert, menu items kick off Black History Month
Concert, menu items kick off Black History Month

UNMC/UNO Gospel Fest Celebration, special menu at Nebraska and Clarkson Cafes set for today.

February 05, 2019
Dr. Pendyala secures $2.3 million grant for addiction research
Dr. Pendyala secures $2.3 million grant for addiction research

Five-year grant was awarded by National Institutes of Health.

February 05, 2019
Fitness center helps volunteer regain strength, ease pain
Fitness center helps volunteer regain strength, ease pain

Engage Wellness is offering a special for February.

February 05, 2019
Impact in Education: Kendra Schmid, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Kendra Schmid, Ph.D.

Dr. Schmid will receive the Research in Education Scholar Award.

February 05, 2019
LiveGreen: Climate change action in health care
LiveGreen: Climate change action in health care

New England Journal of Medicine article highlights health effects, changes.

February 05, 2019
Behavioral Health Connection program designed to aid community
Behavioral Health Connection program designed to aid community

Service will provide referrals to resources clients need or connect them to relevant services in the community.

February 04, 2019
Impact in Education: Karen Gould, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Karen Gould, Ph.D.

Dr. Gould will receive the Visionary Leadership in Education Award.

February 04, 2019
Marley Doyle, M.D., named director of BHECN
Marley Doyle, M.D., named director of BHECN

UNMC psychiatrist succeeds Howard Liu, M.D., who served as director of BHECN since 2014.

February 04, 2019
Program features UNMC women scientists
Program features UNMC women scientists

Event on Feb. 11 marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

February 04, 2019
Registration extended for Feb. 15 well-being symposium
Registration extended for Feb. 15 well-being symposium

Nancy Nankivil of the American Medical Association will speak at the event.

February 04, 2019
UNMC Ice Rink extends skating season through Feb. 17
UNMC Ice Rink extends skating season through Feb. 17

Frigid weather forced rink to be closed most of last week.

February 04, 2019
BHECN receives national innovation award
BHECN receives national innovation award

Thought leaders with national non-profit, Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, spotlight BHECN's novel work.

February 01, 2019
Impact in Education: Shannon Boerner, M.D.
Impact in Education: Shannon Boerner, M.D.

Dr. Boerner will receive the Inspirational Mentor of Educators Award.

February 01, 2019
Time out with T.O. - A scientific wonder
Time out with T.O. - A scientific wonder

Irving Zucker, Ph.D., to step down as chair of the UNMC Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology.

February 01, 2019
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Physicians enjoy Big Ten spotlight, tickets available to TEDxUNO, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

February 01, 2019
UNMC iEXCEL's VR Innovation Academy now recruiting
UNMC iEXCEL's VR Innovation Academy now recruiting

Series of open house events will begin Tuesday.

February 01, 2019