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EMS scheduling system temporarily unavailable
EMS scheduling system temporarily unavailable

Campus leaders expect the system will be functional later today.

January 22, 2021
New investigator: Prasanta Kumar Dash, PhD
New investigator: Prasanta Kumar Dash, PhD

Dr. Dash is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience.

January 22, 2021
Students explore community engagement in research
Students explore community engagement in research

Seventeen from UNMC join 2020 Medical Student Community Engagement Summer Immersion Program.

January 22, 2021
UNeTech to help with new postdoc grant program
UNeTech to help with new postdoc grant program

Funding opportunity is from the National Cancer Institute.

January 22, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Three elected fellows of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

January 22, 2021
MLK Day speaker: Racism is a public health crisis
MLK Day speaker: Racism is a public health crisis

Douglas County Commissioner Chris Rodgers spoke at the med center's Martin Luther King Jr. Day event.

January 21, 2021
New investigator: Bhavesh Kevadiya, PhD
New investigator: Bhavesh Kevadiya, PhD

Dr. Kevadiya is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience.

January 21, 2021
Scheduling open for February N95 fit testing
Scheduling open for February N95 fit testing

Testing will be held at Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center.

January 21, 2021
UNMC seeking input on new strategic plan
UNMC seeking input on new strategic plan

The plan identifies goals and strategies for each UNMC college, institute and interest group.

January 21, 2021
Walk and Roll will be virtual on March 7
Walk and Roll will be virtual on March 7

Registration now is open for the virtual event.

January 21, 2021
AMA president says COVID-19 is 'war on two fronts'
AMA president says COVID-19 is 'war on two fronts'

Susan Bailey, MD, president of the America Medical Association, spoke at the Breakthrough Thinking Conference Series.

January 20, 2021
Inclusive Excellence: Being culturally humble and aware
Inclusive Excellence: Being culturally humble and aware

Newly launched, monthly sessions designed to engage UNMC community to co-create understanding.

January 20, 2021
New COVID-19 testing option for UNMC community, family members
New COVID-19 testing option for UNMC community, family members

An off-campus option is available to employees, students and family members who need to be tested.

January 20, 2021
Original artwork needed for Black History Month
Original artwork needed for Black History Month

Artwork will be showcased on social media and at Black History Month events in February.

January 20, 2021
What's Proofpoint URL isolation?
What's Proofpoint URL isolation?

Read a helpful reminder on what to do in order for your links to be active once deemed safe.

January 20, 2021
Administrative Professionals series focuses on 'GRIT'
Administrative Professionals series focuses on 'GRIT'

Series will focus on growth, resilience, inspiration and tenacity.

January 19, 2021
Chancellor to hold virtual forum Jan. 26
Chancellor to hold virtual forum Jan. 26

Ted Cieslak, MD, interim executive director for health security at UNMC, will join Dr. Gold at the event.

January 19, 2021
LiveGreen: Construction and demolition waste
LiveGreen: Construction and demolition waste

When buildings are remodeled, what happens to all that 'stuff'?

January 19, 2021
Matthew Rizzo, MD, is UNMC's 14th Scientist Laureate
Matthew Rizzo, MD, is UNMC's 14th Scientist Laureate

Annual research awards ceremony set for Feb. 23.

January 19, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Jane Broekemeier
New faculty spotlight: Jane Broekemeier

Jane Broekemeier is a clinical instructor in the UNMC College of Dentistry Department of Dental Hygiene.

January 19, 2021
Douglas County commissioner to speak at MLK Day event
Douglas County commissioner to speak at MLK Day event

Virtual event will be held from noon-1 p.m. today.

January 18, 2021
Holly Roberts, PhD, takes part in national HHS panel
Holly Roberts, PhD, takes part in national HHS panel

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed the Munroe-Meyer Institute among national leaders in telebehavioral health provision.

January 18, 2021
ITEACH recognition implemented into Microsoft Teams
ITEACH recognition implemented into Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is available through the UNMC AppStore.

January 18, 2021
Library compiles diversity, equity and inclusion resource lists
Library compiles diversity, equity and inclusion resource lists

The guides consist of freely available articles and educational toolkits and listings of books.

January 18, 2021
OPS superintendent takes part in vaccine trial
OPS superintendent takes part in vaccine trial

Cheryl Logan, EdD, 'rolls up her sleeves' to join fight against COVID-19.

January 18, 2021
Symptomatic colleagues who also are patients can request testing in One | Chart
Symptomatic colleagues who also are patients can request testing in One | Chart

Testing available for UNMC, Nebraska Medicine employees

January 18, 2021
Governor's budget plan fully funds NU request
Governor's budget plan fully funds NU request

Proposed package also continues Career Scholarships.

January 15, 2021
Healing Arts, Opera Omaha team for workshop
Healing Arts, Opera Omaha team for workshop

Registration is open for the Jan. 27 lunchtime event.

January 15, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Corey Georgesen, MD
New faculty spotlight: Corey Georgesen, MD

Dr. Georgesen is an assistant professor and director of dermatopathology, UNMC Department of Dermatology.

January 15, 2021
Remembering: Dennis Landers, MD, PhD
Remembering: Dennis Landers, MD, PhD

Former anesthesiology chair 'built a program that became one of the most successful and sought after in the Midwest."

January 15, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Anthony Fauci, MD, appears with Dr. Gold on RFD-TV, UNO flag lowered for Dale Davis, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

January 15, 2021
AMA president to speak at Breakthrough Thinking event
AMA president to speak at Breakthrough Thinking event

Susan Bailey, MD, president of the America Medical Association, will speak today on physician leadership in a time of urgency.

January 14, 2021
Chancellor's message: The future we cherish
Chancellor's message: The future we cherish

We stand united as the UNMC community in our belief that no one should live in fear for who they are, where they are from and what they stand for.

January 14, 2021
First, second vaccine dose administrations continue
First, second vaccine dose administrations continue

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine have completed four weeks of vaccine clinics.

January 14, 2021
NU system releases 2020 global engagement report
NU system releases 2020 global engagement report

Campuses have continued to advance critical work in international engagement.

January 14, 2021
Pandemic continues to increase mental strain on colleagues
Pandemic continues to increase mental strain on colleagues

Wellness survey results released.

January 14, 2021
Clear masks available for deaf patients
Clear masks available for deaf patients

Masks are available to med center providers.

January 13, 2021
Do you have a goal for the new year?
Do you have a goal for the new year?

Commit to Fit program being offered by UNMC's Center for Healthy Living and UNO Campus Recreation.

January 13, 2021
Free post-holiday COVID-19 testing still available
Free post-holiday COVID-19 testing still available

Testing slots still are open this week on the Omaha campus.

January 13, 2021
Memorial service for UNMC's Joanne Loch Thursday
Memorial service for UNMC's Joanne Loch Thursday

Administrator remembered for her 'kindness, determination, joy and courage.'

January 13, 2021
Pharmacy students help deliver vaccinations
Pharmacy students help deliver vaccinations

Students take part in effort to immunize residents and patients at more than 140 facilities.

January 13, 2021
LiveGreen: Not printing has a huge impact on campus
LiveGreen: Not printing has a huge impact on campus

As vaccinations increase and more come back to campus, don't change your printing habits.

January 12, 2021
Pandemic prompts guidance on emotional needs of children
Pandemic prompts guidance on emotional needs of children

UNMC pediatrician Arwa Nasir helped created AAP interim guidance.

January 12, 2021
Research Town Hall set for Friday
Research Town Hall set for Friday

Virtual event will discuss research resources and policies.

January 12, 2021
Time out with T.O. - Paying it forward
Time out with T.O. - Paying it forward

Philanthropist Bill Scott and wife Ruth help fund new trauma center at Great Plains Health.

January 12, 2021
Clare, Stark sworn in as NU regents
Clare, Stark sworn in as NU regents

Tim Clare elected for third term; Jack Stark is a former faculty member at UNMC.

January 11, 2021
David Brown, PhD, impacted dental care across state
David Brown, PhD, impacted dental care across state

Through outreach events and as an educator, Dr. Brown retires with a remarkable legacy.

January 11, 2021
Dr. Fauci to appear with Dr. Gold on 'Rural Health Matters'
Dr. Fauci to appear with Dr. Gold on 'Rural Health Matters'

Program will air at 5 p.m. tonight.

January 11, 2021
Science Cafe explores COVID-19 vaccines, clinical trial
Science Cafe explores COVID-19 vaccines, clinical trial

To ensure social distancing, this Science Cafe will be offered via Facebook Live.

January 11, 2021
UNMC training model will aid accurate COVID testing
UNMC training model will aid accurate COVID testing

Model will help improve skills of those performing swabs during COVID-19 testing.

January 11, 2021
Facilities making changes to work order system
Facilities making changes to work order system

Service request system will be down today.

January 08, 2021
Joan Sivers, DDS, retires after more than 37 years
Joan Sivers, DDS, retires after more than 37 years

Dr. Sivers called 'an extraordinary teacher, colleague and friend.'

January 08, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Ehab Saad Aldin, MD
New faculty spotlight: Ehab Saad Aldin, MD

Dr. Aldin is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology.

January 08, 2021
Students help care for COVID-19 patients
Students help care for COVID-19 patients

Students excited to help patients and colleagues in COVID-19 battle.

January 08, 2021
UNMC awarded Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education
UNMC awarded Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education

UNMC is one of the few academic medical centers in the country to earn joint accreditation.

January 08, 2021
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Dr. Alonso honored, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

January 08, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Furqan Khattak, MD
New faculty spotlight: Furqan Khattak, MD

Dr. Khattak is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology.

January 07, 2021
Post-holiday COVID-19 testing Jan. 12-14, registration required
Post-holiday COVID-19 testing Jan. 12-14, registration required

Registration now open for free COVID-19 post-holiday tests.

January 07, 2021
Time out with T.O. - A salute to the Yanneys
Time out with T.O. - A salute to the Yanneys

Philanthropists have had huge impact on the medical center.

January 07, 2021
Applications for inaugural Hubbard Fellowship now open
Applications for inaugural Hubbard Fellowship now open

Applications for the Claire M. Hubbard Water, Climate and Health Fellowship will be accepted through Jan. 29.

January 06, 2021
New faculty spotlight: Alisha Wright
New faculty spotlight: Alisha Wright

Wright is an assistant professor and clinical education coordinator in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions' Radiography and CT Programs.

January 06, 2021
Pipeline programs help students to health careers
Pipeline programs help students to health careers

Area Health Education Centers support pre-health professions educational programs.

January 06, 2021
Take care 101: Have a belly laugh
Take care 101: Have a belly laugh

Laughter reduces blood pressure and enhances immune function.

January 06, 2021
UNMC launches monthly 'Conversations for Inclusive Excellence'
UNMC launches monthly 'Conversations for Inclusive Excellence'

First virtual event will be held Jan. 12.

January 06, 2021
AMA president to speak at Breakthrough Thinking event
AMA president to speak at Breakthrough Thinking event

Susan Bailey, MD, will speak on leadership in a time of urgency.

January 05, 2021
LiveGreen: LED lighting changes yield impressive results
LiveGreen: LED lighting changes yield impressive results

An illuminating update on the project.

January 05, 2021
Maj. Gen. USAF (Ret.) Richard Evans leads NSRI
Maj. Gen. USAF (Ret.) Richard Evans leads NSRI

Evans is serving as interim executive director.

January 05, 2021
McLaughlin receives Gold U Award
McLaughlin receives Gold U Award

Co-workers praise administrator's 'team-first' attitude.

January 05, 2021
UNMC included in med center's vaccine allocation process
UNMC included in med center's vaccine allocation process

Colleagues will be notified of place in tiered schedule.

January 05, 2021
Defense bill accelerates opportunity for DOD-UNMC partnership
Defense bill accelerates opportunity for DOD-UNMC partnership

Project NExT to be a key part of a broad national approach to health security.

January 04, 2021
Douglas County commissioner to speak at MLK Day event
Douglas County commissioner to speak at MLK Day event

Chris Rodgers to give keynote presentation for Jan. 18 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. UNMC, Nebraska Medicine celebration

January 04, 2021
Next Olson Center topic: Exercising safely in winter
Next Olson Center topic: Exercising safely in winter

Wellness specialist Chelsea Lewis will lead discussion.

January 04, 2021
Xinglong Wang, PhD, named inaugural Singer Professor
Xinglong Wang, PhD, named inaugural Singer Professor

Dr. Wang's research focus is neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis.

January 04, 2021