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Press Release

Cosmopolitan-UNMC Mobile Nursing Center, United HealthCare of the Midlands Team up to Prevent Childhood Asthma Emergencies

The Cosmopolitan-University of Nebraska Medical Center Mobile Nursing Center and United HealthCare of the Midlands are taking health education into the homes of children with moderate to severe asthma to improve their quality of life and reduce the need for emergency room visits and hospitalizations. This spring, United HealthCare of the Midlands contracted with the […]

Nov 12, 1997

Don Leuenberger To Leave State Post To Rejoin UNMC as Vice Chancellor

Donald S. Leuenberger, policy secretary of the Nebraska Health and Human Services System, will return to his former post as vice chancellor of business and finance at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The move, which is pending approval of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its Nov. 22 meeting, would be effective […]

Nov 12, 1997

University of Nebraska Hospital Auxiliary to Host Holiday Happenings Boutique to Benefit Patients, Families

The University of Nebraska Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Holiday Happenings Boutique Nov. 20 and 21 at the Outpatient Care Center, 45th and Emile streets. Proceeds from the event will go towards purchasing amenities for use by patients and families who will stay at the Lied Transplant Center, which is scheduled to open next […]

Nov 6, 1997

UNMC Invites Public to Free Forum on What’s New in Diabetes Care

With November being National Diabetes Month, the University Diabetes Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is sponsoring a free public forum on diabetes, Monday, Nov. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m., in the College of Nursing Cooper Auditorium, 42nd & Dewey streets. The forum will address what’s new in diabetes care, including the […]

Nov 4, 1997

UNMC College of Dentistry Freshman Class GPA Ranks Highest in College’s History

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln is educating more than half of Nebraska’s dentists, and according to grade-point-averages and scores on national clinical exams, they are some of the brightest in the United States. Since 1990, UNMC’s freshman dental classes have ranked in the top 10 for highest grade-point-averages among […]

Nov 3, 1997

UNMC College of Nursing Awarded Grant to Reduce Education Barriers to Rural, Minority Nurses

For more information contact:Vicky Cerino, 402-559-5190Oct. 22, 1997   The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing has received a continuation grant for $463,073 to develop and deliver state-of-the-art computer conferencing systems for use in its Adult Health and Illness Master of Science in Nursing program. The systems, using the Internet, will help breakdown […]

Oct 22, 1997

VAMC, UNMC Reach Agreement To Expand Cooperative Programs In Several Areas

Two longtime Omaha health-care providers — the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Medical Center — announced today that they have developed a memorandum of intent that would allow the two institutions to form a stronger cooperative relationship in the areas of education, research, clinical services and administration. The two medical centers […]

Oct 17, 1997

UNMC to Hold Memorial Service Oct. 12 for Deceased Newborns and Infants

The University of Nebraska Medical Center will hold a memorial service Oct. 12 for infants and newborns who have died at UNMC during the past year. The service is in recognition of October’s designation as National Perinatal Bereavement Month. The non-denominational service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Westlawn and Hillcrest Memorial Park, 57th […]

Oct 7, 1997

October 1 Set as Effective Date:

UNMC and Clarkson Merge Hospital and Clinical Operations with Formation of Nebraska Health System The University of Nebraska Board of Regents, during a special meeting Monday night in Lincoln, unanimously approved the proposed merger of hospital and clinical operations between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Clarkson Regional Health Services. Effective Wednesday, the new […]

Sep 30, 1997

Former Star Cornhusker Athletes Lend Support to UNMC Organ, Tissue, Marrow Donation Campaign

Three former University of Nebraska athletes and a present Cornhusker coach are lending their support to a statewide advertising campaign being launched this month by the University of Nebraska Medical Center to create awareness for the need for more organ, tissue and bone marrow donors. The advertisements feature former Nebraska championship quarterbacks Jerry Tagge and […]

Sep 25, 1997