Walter Brooks UNMC public affairs

Omaha Inventors Club founder attends reception

The quiet gentleman sitting in the back of the room at the 2003 Inventor Awards Reception came only to see other inventors honored for work well done.

Jul 16, 2003

NIH executive keynotes UNMC-hosted regional BRIN conference

UNMC hosted a regional conference of state administrators in May for the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN). The BRIN Central Region Meeting allowed BRIN coordinators from Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Oklahoma to review their respective state programs with Fred Taylor, Ph.D., director of the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Program.

Jul 10, 2003

Speaker uses humor, candor to deliver sobering review of anti-gay bias

D. Moritz used a self-effacing, humorous conversation style, interactive audience participation and an eye-opening review of anti-gay bias in America in her presentation of “Rainbow at UNMC: Lessons in Gay and Lesbian Issues,” on June 24.

Jul 2, 2003

Brown, Stevens receive 2003 SAHP awards

The UNMC School of Allied Health Professions held its 2003 Student and Faculty Awards Ceremony and 16th Annual Student Research Forum last month. The annual year in review was highlighted by the announcement that Darwin Brown, instructor in Physician Assistant Program, received the 2003 Teacher of the Year Award, and Adam Stevens, coordinator of CT/MRI education in the radiation science technology division, received the 2003 Outstanding Service to the Allied Health Professions Award.

Jun 26, 2003

Edwards receives Lifetime Achievement Award from physician assistant academy

Jesse Edwards, associate director of the Physician Assistant Program in the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP), was recently presented a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Jun 25, 2003

UNL educator on gay and lesbian issues to speak on campus June 24

NHS/UNMC faculty, students and staff are invited to a special presentation, titled “Rainbow at UNMC: Lessons in Gay and Lesbian Issues.” The one-hour program will begin at noon on Tuesday, June 24, at the Eppley Science Hall Amphitheater.
Guest speaker will be D. Moritz, assistant director for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Programs and Services at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jun 13, 2003

UNMC honors minority graduates at reception

Ten underrepresented minority students who graduated recently from UNMC were recognized May 6 at the annual Minority Graduate Recognition Reception. Sponsored by UNMC’s Office of Student Equity and Multicultural Affairs, this year’s program was held at the Omaha Woman’s Club Mansion, 518 S. 38th St.

May 29, 2003

UNMC doctoral student lifts others while he climbs

When UNMC doctoral candidate LeDon Bean graduated from high school in 1986, he already had a vision of what he wanted to do with his life — study medicine. Today, Bean’s busy schedule includes mentoring minority youths.

Oct 30, 2002