Victoria Cerino

College of Nursing West Nebraska Division to celebrate anniversary, opening of diabetes clinics

The UNMC College of Nursing West Nebraska Division in Scottsbluff will host open houses next week in Scottsbluff and Alliance. The Panhandle Diabetes Outreach Project in Scottsbluff will be celebrating its one-year anniversary and its grand opening expansion in Alliance.

Feb 22, 2002

Study examines whether perceived inability to give back in relationship causes self-health neglect

UNMC College of Nursing associate professors Betty Craft, Ph.D., and Sister Carol Grasser, Ph.D., received a $73,500, one-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging, to determine whether the inability to reciprocate in a relationship may cause older adults to neglect their health needs.

Feb 19, 2002

Dr. Atwood honored for excellence in academic nursing profession

Jan Atwood, Ph.D., has spent her life in the pursuit of improving the lives of people through nursing care, education and research. This month, she was honored for the impact she has made at UNMC, through a Florence Niedfelt Professorship at the UNMC College of Nursing. The endowed, three-year appointment honors and rewards an outstanding faculty member for excellence in research, teaching, leadership, mentoring of colleagues and students, innovative leadership in a clinical service project, and involvement and work in organizations outside the college.

Feb 14, 2002

UNMC highlights advances of robotic technology in health care

UNMC employees and the public discovered the latest in the application of robotics Saturday at the UNMC Health and Technology Day at the Strategic Air and Space Museum. The event was part of the museum’s Robotic Exhibit. (See story for a collection of photos).

Feb 5, 2002

UNMC begins study on new drug for potential treatment of acute myeloid leukemia

UNMC researchers have begun the first clinical study in the United States to examine the safety and effectiveness of a unique new drug that may have potential in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). AML, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, is the most common type of acute leukemia in adults, with an estimated 10,000 new cases a year.

Jan 17, 2002