Health Promotion

Virtual Science Café to address Indigenous cancer research

UNMC’s Regina Idoate, PhD, and Aislinn Rookwood will lead the discussion.

Apr 15, 2024

Regina Idoate, PhD, and Aislinn Rookwood

UNMC graduates 42 new community health workers

The trainees took part in the UNMC College of Public Health’s three-year Community Health Worker Training Program.

Apr 4, 2024

Dejun Su, PhD

UNMC, Creighton receive AAMC grant

Both universities will work with the AAMC Principles of Trustworthiness Toolkit in outreach to community partners in North Omaha.

Apr 3, 2024

UNMC's Keyonna King, DrPH, and Creighton University's Scott Shipman, MD

Dr. Rosen named Great Plains Community Collaborator of the Year

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR honored Marisa Rosen, PhD, of the UNMC College of Public Health, at the network’s annual scientific meeting.

Nov 22, 2023

Marisa Rosen, PhD

Events set with Carlos Del Río, MD, for Hispanic Heritage Month

See the local schedule for the president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and other campus and community events for the month.

Sep 15, 2023

Carlos Del Río, MD, president of the Infectious Disease Society of America

Grant to aid in brain screenings for intimate partner violence survivors

UNMC’s Shireen Rajaram, PhD, will work with Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, other partners on NIH-funded effort.

Jul 26, 2023

Shireen Rajaram, PhD

Kidsights Data releases tool, report on childhood development

Early childhood researchers at UNMC developed the population-level assessment tool.

Jun 27, 2023

Abbie Raikes, PhD

Showing of Billy Mills documentary set for May 24

Mills partnered with UNMC’s Siobhan Wescott, MD, to produce the 2014 film on conquering chronic disease.

May 18, 2023

Olympic legend Billy Mills

Chad Abresch, PhD, joins public health as department chair

Dr. Abresch, who previously worked for the UNMC College of Medicine, has led CityMatCH since 2010.

May 15, 2023

Chad Abresch, PhD

Community service to research awardees honored

The 2021 award winners, the Rev. Portia Cavitt and Kathy Karsting, were celebrated for their service.

Oct 4, 2022

UNMC's Jasmine Marcelin, MD, addresses the Rev. Portia Cavitt, right, at the 2021 Community Service to Research Awards Ceremony on Sept. 19.