Lookin’ at U – Deb Heimes

Deb Heimes

Each Thursday, we randomly feature a medical center employee.

This week, we learn more about Deb Heimes, clinical research administrative lead, neurological sciences.

  • Name: Deb Heimes
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • No. of years at UNMC: 11

Tell us a bit about what you do here at UNMC.

I have worked in clinical research for more than 15 years. I now work in the department of neurological sciences in research administration. Basically, this means if it involves clinical research, then I am working on some piece of it.

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Heimes with her daughter, Dylan
Courage is one of UNMC’s brand values. Tell us of a time you witnessed a person make tough decisions, have no fear in the pursuit of excellence or admit mistakes and learn from them.
We see it every day in clinical research, when people make the choice for themselves and for family members to become involved in clinical research.

What is your favorite winter activity?

Walking our dogs and/or sledding with the kids and going to Creighton basketball games.

List three things people may not know about you.

  • I love live music — all kinds.
  • I had dinner with John Denver once.
  • I Iove to cook but not bake.