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Breakthrough Thinking Conference events begin Oct. 27
Breakthrough Thinking Conference events begin Oct. 27

Series will feature four virtual presentations throughout the fall and spring.

October 21, 2020
Chancellor's message: Slow the spread of COVID-19
Chancellor's message: Slow the spread of COVID-19

"UNMC can and must lead in helping our community past this pandemic."

October 21, 2020
Geriatric Medicine now offers inpatient consults
Geriatric Medicine now offers inpatient consults

The treating provider can request a consult in One Chart.

October 21, 2020
Kirk Grauf newest Gold U recipient
Kirk Grauf newest Gold U recipient

Grauf called an invaluable asset to UNMC.

October 21, 2020
NUFlex: More medical coverage FAQs
NUFlex: More medical coverage FAQs

Learn about wellness benefits, prescriptions and other topics.

October 21, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

How can I keep my children safe while playing winter sports this season?

October 21, 2020
Time Out with T.O. - Preserving history
Time Out with T.O. - Preserving history

McGoogan's Special Collections and Archives team works to protect, showcase UNMC's past.

October 21, 2020
1-Check UNMC now available for Android and Apple iOS
1-Check UNMC now available for Android and Apple iOS

Those coming to campus must use app.

October 20, 2020
Employee giving campaign begins Nov. 2
Employee giving campaign begins Nov. 2

UNMC community will have the option to direct funds to the United Way, Community Services Fund and the University of Nebraska Foundation.

October 20, 2020
LiveGreen: Healthy Earth Alliance
LiveGreen: Healthy Earth Alliance

Students work to create an impact on campus while volunteering to help our community.

October 20, 2020
MMI sponsors screening of film 'Heart of Glass'
MMI sponsors screening of film 'Heart of Glass'

The film will be shown as part of a series of National Disability Employment Awareness Month events.

October 20, 2020
NUFlex: Medical coverage FAQs
NUFlex: Medical coverage FAQs

The UNMC/UNO Benefits Office responds to questions raised by employees.

October 20, 2020
Study details effects of opioid misuse during, after pregnancy
Study details effects of opioid misuse during, after pregnancy

Finding published in Translation Psychiatry.

October 20, 2020
BHECN names award recipients in six Nebraska counties
BHECN names award recipients in six Nebraska counties

Awards recognize individuals who made a significant impact in the behavioral health field in the state.

October 19, 2020
McMillan named director of distance learning
McMillan named director of distance learning

Analisa McMillan, PhD, will work as a liaison between UNMC and NU Online.

October 19, 2020
MMI researchers partner on parent-support web app
MMI researchers partner on parent-support web app

KIPS app helps train workers who support families.

October 19, 2020
Tips as NUFlex enrollment nears
Tips as NUFlex enrollment nears

Annual NUFlex benefit enrollment begins Oct. 26.

October 19, 2020
Tips to discourage thefts from cars
Tips to discourage thefts from cars

Theft from motor vehicles is on the rise in Omaha.

October 19, 2020
Barbara Jackson, PhD, recognized by WCA
Barbara Jackson, PhD, recognized by WCA

Dr. Jackson is one of 10 women leaders honored for their life-changing work and impact supporting women and girls.

October 16, 2020
Food trucks on campus next week
Food trucks on campus next week

A different food truck will be on campus each weekday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 16, 2020
NSRI founding executive director to retire
NSRI founding executive director to retire

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Robert Hinson will retire from the National Strategic Research Institute on Dec. 31.

October 16, 2020
Pharmacy students offer Medicare Part D review
Pharmacy students offer Medicare Part D review

Students review medications, costs to help seniors determine the best plan.

October 16, 2020
UNMC Invent-a-thon goes virtual
UNMC Invent-a-thon goes virtual

High-school teams needed for November event.

October 16, 2020
Webinar will focus on marital stress during pandemic
Webinar will focus on marital stress during pandemic

Arbor Family Counseling will be holding the webinar on Oct. 21.

October 16, 2020
Chancellor to hold virtual forum Oct. 27
Chancellor to hold virtual forum Oct. 27

Michael Ash, MD, vice chancellor for information and technology, will join Dr. Gold at the all-campus forum.

October 15, 2020
Dr. Pozehl receives national award for work in heart failure
Dr. Pozehl receives national award for work in heart failure

Bunny Pozehl, PhD, received the award from the Heart Failure Society of America.

October 15, 2020
Flu clinic updates
Flu clinic updates

Bookings app may not be functioning properly; see details for walk-in appointments.

October 15, 2020
IT security: Securing devices at home and work
IT security: Securing devices at home and work

Working outside of the office has inherent risks.

October 15, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Elizabeth Preas, PhD
New faculty spotlight: Elizabeth Preas, PhD

Dr. Preas is an assistant professor at the Munroe-Meyer Institute's integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

October 15, 2020
New leaders named at cancer center
New leaders named at cancer center

New associate directors, co-leaders named.

October 15, 2020
UNMC History: Embalming
UNMC History: Embalming

'Embalming and Sanitary Science' course was offered in the early 1900s.

October 15, 2020
Davis Global Center will transform health care education
Davis Global Center will transform health care education

Tuesday's virtual dedication formally opened the Dr. Edwin G. & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center.

October 14, 2020
Dr. Moore authors statement on COVID-19 in NICU
Dr. Moore authors statement on COVID-19 in NICU

Tiffany Moore, PhD, is lead author of joint position statement from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses and National Perinatal Association.

October 14, 2020
Dr. Rupp to speak during IDWeek
Dr. Rupp to speak during IDWeek

Mark Rupp, MD, will deliver the 2020 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America lecture.

October 14, 2020
LiveGreen: Free trees for fall planting
LiveGreen: Free trees for fall planting

Med center receives trees as part of grant.

October 14, 2020
'Silent hero' provided emergency aid to students
'Silent hero' provided emergency aid to students

Ed Brittenham helped establish emergency loan fund for UNMC students.

October 14, 2020
Voting information as Election Day nears
Voting information as Election Day nears

Election Day is Nov. 3.

October 14, 2020
2020 Collaborative Initiative Retreat set
2020 Collaborative Initiative Retreat set

Deadline to register for retreat is this Friday.

October 13, 2020
iEXCEL announces inaugural innovation award recipients
iEXCEL announces inaugural innovation award recipients

Thursday's awards ceremony will follow today's dedication of the Davis Global Center.

October 13, 2020
IT provides new site for network outage information
IT provides new site for network outage information

Site includes frequently asked questions.

October 13, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Kate Hutchins, MD
New faculty spotlight: Kate Hutchins, MD

Dr. Hutchins is an assistant professor in the UNMC Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

October 13, 2020
NUFlex annual benefits enrollment begins Oct. 26
NUFlex annual benefits enrollment begins Oct. 26

Employees must enroll or update their information prior to Nov. 13 deadline.

October 13, 2020
Regent candidate Jack Stark, PhD, tours UNMC
Regent candidate Jack Stark, PhD, tours UNMC

Dr. Stark is a former UNMC faculty member.

October 13, 2020
Webinar offered on 'Parenting during COVID-19'
Webinar offered on 'Parenting during COVID-19'

Arbor Family Counseling will present Oct. 15 event.

October 13, 2020
December commencement ceremonies to be virtual
December commencement ceremonies to be virtual

Winter commencement is scheduled for Dec. 18.

October 12, 2020
Dr. O'Dell to receive ACR's highest award
Dr. O'Dell to receive ACR's highest award

James O'Dell, MD, will receive the American College of Rheumatology's Presidential Gold Medal.

October 12, 2020
Dr. Salzbrenner looks to streamline 'prior authorization'
Dr. Salzbrenner looks to streamline 'prior authorization'

Faculty member's company received an NIH grant to explore a software solution.

October 12, 2020
Food trucks on campus this week
Food trucks on campus this week

A food truck will be on campus each day this week.

October 12, 2020
LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance celebrates Coming Out Day
LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance celebrates Coming Out Day

Alliance held a 'Come Out for Crispies' event to mark the day.

October 12, 2020
Nominations open for UNMC Research Awards
Nominations open for UNMC Research Awards

Nomination deadline is Oct. 30.

October 12, 2020
Trunk or Treat to move to new MMI building this year
Trunk or Treat to move to new MMI building this year

The Munroe-Meyer Institute is going 'on the road' for this year's drive-through version of the popular event.

October 12, 2020
Under the Microscope: Davis Global Center dedication set for Tuesday
Under the Microscope: Davis Global Center dedication set for Tuesday

Iconic landmark made possible through public-private partnership.

October 12, 2020
College of Dentistry helps produce dental health starter kits
College of Dentistry helps produce dental health starter kits

College partnered with the Office of Oral Health and Dentistry at the Nebraska DHHS.

October 09, 2020
Dr. Delair takes inaugural diversity role at College of Medicine
Dr. Delair takes inaugural diversity role at College of Medicine

Shirley Delair, MD, will begin her duties as associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion on Nov. 1

October 09, 2020
Dr. Skar to study infections in pediatric shunts
Dr. Skar to study infections in pediatric shunts

NIH award will fund five-year study on immune system's role in infection-related complications.

October 09, 2020
New faculty spotlight: David Nordin, MD
New faculty spotlight: David Nordin, MD

Dr. Nordin is an instructor in the UNMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.

October 09, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Why is the Davis Global Center so important to the University of Nebraska?

October 09, 2020
UNMC adds North Platte radiography site, Mid-Plains CC partnership
UNMC adds North Platte radiography site, Mid-Plains CC partnership

UNMC expects to enroll first cohort of students for the site in the fall of 2021.

October 09, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

October 09, 2020
Crisis intervention training is personal for MMI staffer
Crisis intervention training is personal for MMI staffer

Rachel Ray helps train first responders to recognize common forms of IDD or mental illness and communicate effectively with people in crisis.

October 08, 2020
Dr. Marcelin joins national infectious disease board
Dr. Marcelin joins national infectious disease board

Jasmine Marcelin, MD, will join the board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

October 08, 2020
If you connect it, protect it
If you connect it, protect it

IT offers tips for online security.

October 08, 2020
Message from chancellor as flu vaccinations begin
Message from chancellor as flu vaccinations begin

Flu shots are critical, Chancellor Gold says in video.

October 08, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Catalina Rey, PhD
New faculty spotlight: Catalina Rey, PhD

Dr. Rey is an assistant professor at the Munroe-Meyer Institute's integrated Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

October 08, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

If I feel fine, why do I have to use the 1-Check UNMC app every day?

October 08, 2020
UNMC Invent-a-thon goes virtual
UNMC Invent-a-thon goes virtual

High-school teams needed for November event.

October 08, 2020
Children's, UNMC sign Child Health Research Institute agreement
Children's, UNMC sign Child Health Research Institute agreement

Organizations will partner on cutting-edge research to unlock cures for children.

October 07, 2020
Dr. Raikes to discuss child development disparities
Dr. Raikes to discuss child development disparities

Virtual Olson Center Brown Bag Lecture is set for Oct. 20

October 07, 2020
Enhancements coming to increase digital safety
Enhancements coming to increase digital safety

Information security will be enabling the additional protections.

October 07, 2020
Grant to support behavioral health resources in five rural counties
Grant to support behavioral health resources in five rural counties

BHECN's Opioid Response Program grant will connect people, resources in five counties.

October 07, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

I think that I already had COVID-19. Should I be tested for antibodies?

October 07, 2020
Surgeon General shares a message of optimism
Surgeon General shares a message of optimism

Jerome Adams, MD, U.S. Surgeon General, spoke at the "Health Policy in Action Conference" on Oct. 3.

October 07, 2020
TIAA offers investment webinars for fall
TIAA offers investment webinars for fall

Live webinars set for October, November.

October 07, 2020
Findings of post-doc survey released
Findings of post-doc survey released

Survey suggests post-doctoral fellows believe they are well-supported at UNMC.

October 06, 2020
Health workforce report shows need in rural areas
Health workforce report shows need in rural areas

Study was commissioned and funded by Office of Rural Health Initiatives and Nebraska Area Health Education Center Program.

October 06, 2020
LiveGreen: Chilled beams
LiveGreen: Chilled beams

Innovative technology keeps spaces cool while saving energy.

October 06, 2020
Med center scientists, physicians make statement on COVID-19
Med center scientists, physicians make statement on COVID-19

Now is not the time to let down our guard, infectious disease experts stress.

October 06, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Neil Kalsi, MD
New faculty spotlight: Neil Kalsi, MD

Dr. Kalsi is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Family Medicine.

October 06, 2020
Nominations open for Impact in Education Awards
Nominations open for Impact in Education Awards

Awards recognize the dedication and ingenuity of UNMC's top educators.

October 06, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Will flexible schedules/working from home become part of our university culture?

October 06, 2020
Workshop will discuss attracting, retaining women in workforce
Workshop will discuss attracting, retaining women in workforce

Registration is now open for Oct. 29 virtual event.

October 06, 2020
Chancellor's forum: A problem and a solution
Chancellor's forum: A problem and a solution

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, and guests talked IT issues, COVID-19 concerns at last week's virtual forum.

October 05, 2020
Flu vaccinations begin this week
Flu vaccinations begin this week

This year's flu clinics will include COVID-19 safety precautions.

October 05, 2020
Interprofessional Academy of Educators inducts 39
Interprofessional Academy of Educators inducts 39

New academy members were inducted during Sept. 17 ceremony.

October 05, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Craig Baker, MD
New faculty spotlight: Craig Baker, MD

Dr. Baker is an assistant professor of pediatrics, genetics and metabolism.

October 05, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

How do we stay healthy with COVID-19 cases increasing across the state?

October 05, 2020
University policy provides leave for voting
University policy provides leave for voting

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

October 05, 2020
UNMC employees asked to take benefits survey
UNMC employees asked to take benefits survey

Survey is on NuFlex enrollment, which will begin Oct. 26.

October 05, 2020
Diers named academic technology director
Diers named academic technology director

Melissa Diers had served on an interim basis since March 1.

October 02, 2020
Food trucks on campus Oct. 5-9
Food trucks on campus Oct. 5-9

Sodexo is piloting the lunchtime option.

October 02, 2020
Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information
Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information

UNMC will participate in national effort to collect and share data on COVID-19-related patient outcomes.

October 02, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Jayme Weber
New faculty spotlight: Jayme Weber

Weber is an instructor in the UNMC College of Nursing.

October 02, 2020
Brand Wise outlines UNMC branding resources
Brand Wise outlines UNMC branding resources

Site documents correct use of UNMC's brand.

October 01, 2020
Innovation Week set for Oct. 26-29
Innovation Week set for Oct. 26-29

Event celebrates innovation and discovery at UNMC and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

October 01, 2020
MMI's Gormley to aid provider-patient communication
MMI's Gormley to aid provider-patient communication

Jessica Gormley, PhD, tapped to help in national effort led by Penn State.

October 01, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Kate West
New faculty spotlight: Kate West

West is an assistant professor, UNMC Department of Physician Assistant Education.

October 01, 2020
Paper suggests cause for COVID-19's aftereffects in children
Paper suggests cause for COVID-19's aftereffects in children

Siddappa Byrareddy, PhD, co-authored work on multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

October 01, 2020