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Annual faculty award nomination deadline March 10
Annual faculty award nomination deadline March 10

Faculty will be recognized at April 20.

February 27, 2017
Aspirin study will draw on electronic health records
Aspirin study will draw on electronic health records

Nationwide study, comparing the effects of two dosages of aspirin in patients who have a history of vascular disease, will use EHR information for recruitment, data collection.

February 27, 2017
CENTRIC releases new call for applications
CENTRIC releases new call for applications

Applications are due May 1 for pilot project funding.

February 27, 2017
Dr. Jana's book explores preparing toddlers for success
Dr. Jana's book explores preparing toddlers for success

Laura Jana, M.D., will read from her book on campus March 1.

February 27, 2017
Retirement counseling available in March
Retirement counseling available in March

Individual sessions are available by appointment.

February 27, 2017
New master's track in biochemistry, molecular biology
New master's track in biochemistry, molecular biology

Co-directors and designers of the track are assistant professors Laurey Steinke, Ph.D., and Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

February 24, 2017
Physician assistants can impact rural health care
Physician assistants can impact rural health care

"Advancing Rural Primary Care II: A National Conference on the Effective Utilization of Physician Assistants" will take place March 23-24.

February 24, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 24, 2017
Video clips needed for 'It's On Us' awareness week
Video clips needed for 'It's On Us' awareness week

EMPOWER seeking departments, organizations to participate in sexual violence awareness project.

February 24, 2017
Follow Global Center progress with live webcam
Follow Global Center progress with live webcam

Construction will begin in April with substantial completion expected in September 2018.

February 23, 2017
Makers club to host second Invent-a-thon
Makers club to host second Invent-a-thon

Teams from area high schools will use 3-D printing to tackle a health problem at educational outreach event.

February 23, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Abbey Fingeret, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Abbey Fingeret, M.D.

Dr. Fingeret is an assistant professor of surgery in the UNMC Department of Surgery's Division of Surgical Oncology.

February 23, 2017
UNMC is 'Training the Physicians of Tomorrow'
UNMC is 'Training the Physicians of Tomorrow'

The College of Medicine will institute a new active, learning-based curriculum emphasizing hands-on learning, small-group interaction, technology, and research and inquiry.

February 23, 2017
UNMC seeking COBRE proposals
UNMC seeking COBRE proposals

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will evaluate proposals to submit to the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence program.

February 23, 2017
Zoo membership drive now open
Zoo membership drive now open

Discounted memberships available through April 2.

February 23, 2017
Playhouse offers free 'Rock of Ages' tickets
Playhouse offers free 'Rock of Ages' tickets

Limited number of seats to March 2 preview performance available.

February 22, 2017
Speaker discusses gender identity in the workplace
Speaker discusses gender identity in the workplace

Attorney Jessica Kallstrom-Schreckengost spoke on campus earlier this month.

February 22, 2017
Strong feedback for health equity symposium
Strong feedback for health equity symposium

Event was the first step in a large institutional strategy built around health equity.

February 22, 2017
Under the microscope: Physician burnout
Under the microscope: Physician burnout

Dr. Gold talks with Carol Wang, executive director of the Metro Omaha Medical Society, which has launched a website to help target burnout among health care providers.

February 22, 2017
'Valley of Death' funding program lifts UNMC innovations
'Valley of Death' funding program lifts UNMC innovations

Grants focus on research innovations and discoveries in danger of slipping into an academic research limbo.

February 22, 2017
College of Dentistry awarded $4 million state contract
College of Dentistry awarded $4 million state contract

Funds to help increase the number of dental graduates practicing in underserved rural Nebraska and to increase oral health services throughout state.

February 21, 2017
E-Gallery opens access for faculty
E-Gallery opens access for faculty

Number of modules expected to double by end of 2017.

February 21, 2017
LiveGreen: Spring cleaning already?
LiveGreen: Spring cleaning already?

Dust mites, dander and mold can cause anything from minor irritation to serious illness.

February 21, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Michael Weaver, D.O.
New faculty spotlight: Michael Weaver, D.O.

Dr. Weaver is an assistant professor and residency program director in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

February 21, 2017
Speaker offers photographic trip through Omaha history
Speaker offers photographic trip through Omaha history

Bill Gonzalez, the Durham Museum's photo archive associate, speaks on campus today.

February 21, 2017
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine receive Summit Award
UNMC, Nebraska Medicine receive Summit Award

Award recognizes an extraordinary impact on Greater Omaha's real estate development.

February 21, 2017
College of Nursing supporter McIntosh remembered
College of Nursing supporter McIntosh remembered

J. Paul McIntosh helped bring the College of Nursing Northern Division to Norfolk.

February 20, 2017
Desktop printer savings equate to jobs
Desktop printer savings equate to jobs

Decision to eliminate desktop printers and fax machines will yield greater campus efficiencies and savings.

February 20, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Eric Langewisch, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Eric Langewisch, M.D.

Dr. Langewisch is an associate professor of nephrology.

February 20, 2017
Three UNMC students named Purdue Pharma Scholars
Three UNMC students named Purdue Pharma Scholars

Program provides funding for UNMC graduate students conducting neuroscience research.

February 20, 2017
Nebraska Medicine Guild seeks proposals
Nebraska Medicine Guild seeks proposals

Deadline for requests is March 17.

February 17, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Paul Thomes, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Paul Thomes, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomes is an assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology-hepatology.

February 17, 2017
Project Purple partnership paying dividends
Project Purple partnership paying dividends

Funding of the Jayne Snyder Pancreatic Research Fellowship leads to National Cancer Institute grant.

February 17, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 17, 2017
Burt Street Individuals to perform today
Burt Street Individuals to perform today

Music as Medicine series will feature jazz performers.

February 16, 2017
Developmental disability rights pioneer subject of film
Developmental disability rights pioneer subject of film

"Valuing Lives" explores work of Wolf Wolfensberger, Ph.D.

February 16, 2017
Lookin' at U: LaKaija Johnson
Lookin' at U: LaKaija Johnson

Johnson is program manager for the Summer Health Professions Education Program.

February 16, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Tara Nordgren, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Tara Nordgren, Ph.D.

Dr. Nordgren is an instructor in the division of pulmonary, critical care, sleep & allergy.

February 16, 2017
Under the microscope: Educator Laureate David O'Dell, M.D.
Under the microscope: Educator Laureate David O'Dell, M.D.

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with David O'Dell, M.D., about his approach to medical education and how students learn today.

February 16, 2017
Dr. Sikorski new wellness education director
Dr. Sikorski new wellness education director

Dr. Sikorski will help students navigate the stresses associated with health care education and training.

February 15, 2017
For Dr. Turpen, a career and clowning crossroads
For Dr. Turpen, a career and clowning crossroads

As longtime UNMC leader nears retirement, his role at the Tangiers Shrine Circus is shifting, as well.

February 15, 2017
Gender diversity focus of Olson Center lecture
Gender diversity focus of Olson Center lecture

Jean Amoura, M.D., will speak on topic at Feb. 21 brown bag lecture.

February 15, 2017
Lunch presentation will explore time management
Lunch presentation will explore time management

Lecture designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

February 15, 2017
New faculty spotlight: David Rhodes, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: David Rhodes, M.D.

Dr. Rhodes joins the UNMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.

February 15, 2017
EngAge Wellness hosts open house today
EngAge Wellness hosts open house today

Event runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

February 14, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Vinicius Ernani, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Vinicius Ernani, M.D.

Dr. Ernani is an assistant professor in the division of oncology/hematology.

February 14, 2017
Speaker offers photographic trip through Omaha history
Speaker offers photographic trip through Omaha history

Bill Gonzalez, The Durham's Museum's photo archive associate, will speak on campus Feb. 21.

February 14, 2017
Speaker to discuss narrative elements in research writing
Speaker to discuss narrative elements in research writing

Rafael Luna, Ph.D., will hold a seminar Friday on "The Art of Scientific Storytelling."

February 14, 2017
UNMC joins to launch 'Dose of Reality' campaign
UNMC joins to launch 'Dose of Reality' campaign

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and Attorney General Doug Peterson were joined by U.S. Attorney Deb Gilg and UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to launch opioid abuse awareness campaign.

February 14, 2017
Dr. Becker edits work exploring physical activity in cancer care
Dr. Becker edits work exploring physical activity in cancer care

New work is called "Integrating Physical Activity into Cancer Care: An Evidence-Based Approach."

February 13, 2017
LiveGreen: Med center announces sustainability goals
LiveGreen: Med center announces sustainability goals

Goals are related to emissions, water and waste.

February 13, 2017
Nominate a co-worker for the Gold U Award
Nominate a co-worker for the Gold U Award

Nominations for next award cycle close Feb. 24.

February 13, 2017
Registration open for 2017 Walk and Roll
Registration open for 2017 Walk and Roll

March 5 event supports adult recreational therapy programming at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

February 13, 2017
Simulation Interest Group explores educational options
Simulation Interest Group explores educational options

Faculty members are encouraged to attend meetings and provide input.

February 13, 2017
David O'Dell, M.D., is inaugural Educator Laureate
David O'Dell, M.D., is inaugural Educator Laureate

Ceremony today will honor Academic Affairs' Impact in Education Award winners.

February 10, 2017
Falcon stops for visit at UNMC
Falcon stops for visit at UNMC

Raptor has been seen roosting at the Durham Research Center.

February 10, 2017
McGoogan Library introduces new class series
McGoogan Library introduces new class series

First class in the new "McGoogan Sessions" is Tuesday.

February 10, 2017
Register today for Feb. 28 well-being colloquium
Register today for Feb. 28 well-being colloquium

Carol Bernstein, M.D., will be the keynote speaker at the "Elevating the Conversation: Rekindling Your Spark" event.

February 10, 2017
Rural Futures Institute requests proposals
Rural Futures Institute requests proposals

Deadlines for the 2017 RFI Competitive Awards are March 1 and 15.

February 10, 2017
Burt Street Individuals to perform Feb. 16
Burt Street Individuals to perform Feb. 16

Music as Medicine series will host jazz artists.

February 09, 2017
Friendships forged at Women's Faculty Club
Friendships forged at Women's Faculty Club

Club is a longtime fixture for UNMC faculty and spouses.

February 09, 2017
Growth in allergy, immunology reflects patient demand
Growth in allergy, immunology reflects patient demand

Asthma, allergy and immunology staff grows in UNMC Department of Internal Medicine.

February 09, 2017
Impact in Education: Alan T. Richards, M.D.
Impact in Education: Alan T. Richards, M.D.

Dr. Richards is the recipient of the Valor in Educational Service Award.

February 09, 2017
Lookin' at U: Stacey Coleman
Lookin' at U: Stacey Coleman

Office associate in the College of Public Health also is a published writer.

February 09, 2017
Hanjun Wang, M.D., is recipient of 2017 Gilmore Award
Hanjun Wang, M.D., is recipient of 2017 Gilmore Award

Dr. Wang has taken on the study of sensory nerve signals and their role in cardiovascular function.

February 08, 2017
Impact in Education: Maurice Godfrey, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Maurice Godfrey, Ph.D.

Dr. Godfrey was awarded the Visionary Leadership in Education Award.

February 08, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Mark Kortepeter, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Mark Kortepeter, M.D.

Dr. Kortepeter is a professor of epidemiology in the UNMC College of Public Health.

February 08, 2017
Playhouse offers free 'Liberty Valance' tickets
Playhouse offers free 'Liberty Valance' tickets

Limited seats available to Thursday night's preview show.

February 08, 2017
Study seeks Spanish- and English-speaking women
Study seeks Spanish- and English-speaking women

Researchers are seeking improved ways to prevent osteoporosis.

February 08, 2017
FAQ available on executive order entry ban
FAQ available on executive order entry ban

The University of Nebraska document is available online.

February 07, 2017
Impact in Education: Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D.

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

February 07, 2017
LiveGreen: Chill out
LiveGreen: Chill out

New chiller is more efficient, unique to U.S.

February 07, 2017
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC

Newest production is "Cosi fan Tutte."

February 07, 2017
Under the microscope: Patient care culture shift
Under the microscope: Patient care culture shift

Dr. Gold talks with Michael Ash, M.D., about Vizient rankings, which recognized a culture shift in patient care at Nebraska Medicine that dramatically affected hospital outcomes.

February 07, 2017
Valentine's fundraiser to benefit  EMPOWER
Valentine's fundraiser to benefit EMPOWER

Candy-grams will be on sale today and Thursday.

February 07, 2017
Dr. Are named designated institutional official for COM
Dr. Are named designated institutional official for COM

Chandra Are, M.D., has also been named associate dean for graduate medical education for the college.

February 06, 2017
Impact in Education: Gary Beck Dallaghan, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Gary Beck Dallaghan, Ph.D.

Dr. Beck Dallaghan is the recipient of the Research in Education Scholar Award

February 06, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Justin Birge, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Justin Birge, M.D.

Dr. Birge is an assistant professor in the division of general internal medicine.

February 06, 2017
No shortage of generosity this holiday
No shortage of generosity this holiday

Departments across organization take care of patients in need.

February 06, 2017
UNMC to partner in Midtown 2050 Corporation
UNMC to partner in Midtown 2050 Corporation

Organization aims to accelerate midtown revitalization, modernization.

February 06, 2017
Ebola grant expanded from $12 million to $24 million
Ebola grant expanded from $12 million to $24 million

New funds will allow additional site visits, more education and training courses and will establish special pathogens research network.

February 03, 2017
Impact in Education: Devin Nickol, M.D.
Impact in Education: Devin Nickol, M.D.

Dr. Nickol is the inaugural recipient of the Interprofessional Education Scholar Award.

February 03, 2017
Selaba Travis is Gold U Awardee
Selaba Travis is Gold U Awardee

Research program associate an integral part of the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine.

February 03, 2017
Time out with T.O. - The pride of Nebraska
Time out with T.O. - The pride of Nebraska

Visit to Nebraska communities by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., brings outpouring of pride in UNMC.

February 03, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 03, 2017
Campus sock hop, skate party Friday
Campus sock hop, skate party Friday

Center for Healthy Living will hold open house during free event for all faculty, staff and students.

February 02, 2017
Decreasing the Donor Deficit bone marrow drive Friday
Decreasing the Donor Deficit bone marrow drive Friday

Be the Match registry drive is open to the public.

February 02, 2017
Impact in Education: Paul Paulman, M.D.
Impact in Education: Paul Paulman, M.D.

Dr. Paulman is the inaugural recipient of the Innovative Practices in Education Award.

February 02, 2017
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC

Newest production is "Cosi fan Tutte."

February 02, 2017
The brain on love is topic of Feb. 7 Science Cafe
The brain on love is topic of Feb. 7 Science Cafe

UNMC psychiatrist Soonjo Hwang, M.D., discusses what happens when people fall in love.

February 02, 2017
Under the microscope: Tammy Kielian, Ph.D.
Under the microscope: Tammy Kielian, Ph.D.

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., Kommineni Professor of Pathology, who was named UNMC's 11th Scientist Laureate.

February 02, 2017
Bartenhagen takes helm at MITS
Bartenhagen takes helm at MITS

Educator has elevated the CAHP radiation therapy program to national status.

February 01, 2017
Desktop printers, fax machines to be removed
Desktop printers, fax machines to be removed

Removal of desktop printers, fax machines to provide cost savings, efficiencies and security.

February 01, 2017
Dr. DeBehnke to discuss the future of health care
Dr. DeBehnke to discuss the future of health care

Nebraska Medicine CEO will speak as part of the Omaha Press Club Educational Series.

February 01, 2017
McGoogan Library opens new Reflection Room
McGoogan Library opens new Reflection Room

Space set aside for quiet meditation and reflection.

February 01, 2017
Novel pharmaceutic action for HIV/AIDS discovered
Novel pharmaceutic action for HIV/AIDS discovered

UNMC breakthrough could allow patients to take multiple medications just once a month.

February 01, 2017