Vicky Cerino UNMC public affairs

UNMC testing two COPD treatments

She’s been smoking for more than 50 years, but now at 68 years of age, Pam Reed of Beatrice wants to quit.

Jan 29, 2009

Conference to focus on latest leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma issues

Health professionals are invited to attend two events that will shed new light on the latest treatments and management of lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma and myelodysplasia.

Jan 27, 2009

Stepping into professionalism

New students from the UNMC College of Nursing and School of Allied Health Professions took part in White Coat ceremonies across the state recently. During the ceremonies, students donned white coats and took oaths of professionalism that signified the beginning of their health careers.

Jan 23, 2009

Sen. Flood: UNMC campus truly is 500-miles wide

Nebraska State Sen. Mike Flood believes it when UNMC says its campus is 500 miles wide.

Jan 22, 2009

Nursing students’ prom dress drive benefits South High

While UNMC College of Nursing students, Kaitlin Klotz and Angela Fowler, were assessing the Omaha South High School student population to come up with a plan to improve health, they learned that health is sometimes secondary to things like food and fancy clothing.

Dec 30, 2008

Improving sleep during breast cancer treatment

For most women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, fatigue affects the ability to be the kind of wife, mother and employee they want to be.

Dec 22, 2008

UNMC students train in communities across Nebraska

UNMC students are working with health professionals across Nebraska as part of their health care education requirements.

Dec 11, 2008

Nurses association recognizes Lincoln, Kearney faculty

The Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA) recently recognized nurse faculty from the UNMC College of Nursing Lincoln and Kearney divisions with two of its awards.

Dec 9, 2008

UNMC nursing students in Lincoln recruit 57 donors during blood drive

During the month of November, members of the Lincoln Division Student Nurses Association (SNA) held a competition that involved nursing students, faculty and staff.

Dec 8, 2008

Dr. Thompson receives Florence Niedfelt Professorship

Sarah Thompson, Ph.D, associate dean for academic programs for the UNMC College of Nursing, has been named to the Florence Niedfelt Professorship, an endowed, three-year appointment.

Dec 3, 2008