Press Release

UNMC Offers Educational Program for People with Major Depression, Schizophrenia, Manic-depressive Illnesses

Major depression, schizophrenia and bi-polar (manic-depressive) illnesses affect society in many ways. Biological in nature, the illnesses can be treated and managed so those affected and their families can live in a healthy way. The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing will offer a course titled, “Managing Life with Mental Illness.” The course […]

Mar 1, 1997

Children Sought for UNMC Bed-wetting Study

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking children ages 8 and older for a study on bed-wetting. The study uses medication and an alarm device to help children stay dry at night. William Warzak, Ph.D., and John Walburn, M.D., both from the UNMC department of pediatrics, are directing the study. Participants will receive $25 […]

Feb 26, 1997

July 21, 1997 — UNMC Nursing Students from Kearney Earn Dean’s List Honors

July 21, 1997 — UNMC Nursing Students from Lincoln Earn Dean’s List Honors July 18, 1997 — Alzheimer’s Association Honors Service, Dedication of UNMC’s William Burke, M.D. July 11, 1997 — 70 Eighth-Graders from Across Nebraska Attend UNMC’s Health/Science Meet July 10, 1997 — Retirement Culminates Illustrious Career for Dr. Paustian July 8, 1997 — […]

Feb 26, 1997

10-year Lease with University of Nebraska Foundation Will Provide Quality Meeting Facility for UNMC

A 10-year lease agreement between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Foundation was approved by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents today. The facility will provide UNMC with a quality meeting facility will be considered. The facility is home to the Omaha Woman’s Club at 518 S. 38th St. […]

Feb 21, 1997

Lion’s Club Foundation Donation of $75,000 to Fund Retinal Research Lab

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved a University of Nebraska Medical Center request to establishment a relationship between the Nebraska Lions Foundation and UNMC. The Lions Club International Foundation will donate $75,000 in funding to be used to help create a laboratory for retinal research on the UNMC campus. Further donations will be […]

Feb 14, 1997

Emergency medicine residency formed at UNMC

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has formed a residency program in emergency medicine, and the new program should benefit the emergency care of citizens across Nebraska and the region. The first six physicians of the UNMC Emergency Medicine Residency Program will begin their three-year residencies in July 2004. Physicians complete residencies, or advanced training […]

Jan 1, 1997

Lexington resident, Sarah Svoboda elected as UNMC Student Senate President/Student Regent

Sarah Svoboda of Lexington, Neb., has been elected Student Senate president/student regent at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Svoboda, a third-year medical student, will begin her one-year term in January. Svoboda is the daughter of Robert and Gwen Batcher of Lexington. She is married to Darrell Svoboda of Lexington, also a third-year […]

Dec 27, 1996

Byers W. Shaw, Jr., M.D. Named Chairman of UNMC Department of Surgery

A Kenyon College graduate (A.B., 1972), Byers W. Shaw Jr., M.D. has been named chairman of the University of Nebraska Medical Center department of surgery in Omaha. Dr. Shaw, 46, has served as chief of transplantation since joining the UNMC faculty in 1985. An Ohio native, Dr. Shaw earned his medical degree from Case Western […]

Dec 23, 1996

UNMC Receives Board of Regents Approval of Three-Story Genetics Lab Addition

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has received approval from the Board of Regents for a three-story, 35,000-square-foot addition that would centralize genetics research at UNMC. The addition will be built directly north of the existing Hattie B. Munroe Pavilion located at 45th and Dewey Avenue on the UNMC campus. Construction will be funded by […]

Nov 8, 1996