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March 27, 1997 — UNMC’s Young Investigator Award Goes to Wei Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has named Wei Wang, M.D., Ph.D., as this year’s winner of the College of Medicine’s Young Investigator award. Dr. Wang is an assistant professor of physiology and biophysics. Dr. Wang received the award recently during the Ninth Annual College of Medicine’s Young Investigator Symposium, which honors junior faculty who […]

Mar 27, 1997

Clarkson, UNMC Reach Litigation Settlement; Agree To Integrate Hospital, Clinical Operations

Clarkson Regional Health Services and the University of Nebraska Medical Center today announced that they have reached a proposed settlement of the litigation pertaining to an agreement between the two institutions dating back to 1953. Under the proposed settlement, Clarkson and UNMC will create a joint operating company to manage the hospital and clinical operations […]

Mar 18, 1997

March 18, 1997 UNMC College of Nursing Dean Selected as Member of National Council for Nursing Research

Ada Lindsey, Ph.D., dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, has been selected to serve as a member of the National Council for Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C. Dr. Lindsey’s term will last through 2001. Donna Shalala, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and […]

Mar 18, 1997

New Educational Materials on Alzheimer’s Disease Available to Public, Health Professionals

New educational resources are now available throughout Nebraska for family, friends and health professionals who care for people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Videotapes, slides, books and pamphlets are available for free check out at resource lending libraries in Beatrice, Kearney, Norfolk, North Platte, Scottsbluff, Lincoln and Omaha. The libraries were established to provide a […]

Mar 14, 1997

UNMCs New Baby Place Provides Home-like Comfort for Sharing Birth of New Family Member

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s new state-of-the-art birthing center, the Baby Place, opened Saturday, March 8. Families can experience the birth of a new family member in a comfortable, home-like setting, with the piece of mind that health professionals specializing in high-risk births are readily available if needed. The 15,000-square-foot Baby Place provides private […]

Mar 7, 1997

March 7, 1997 — UNMC, UNL Establish Center for Environmental Toxicology

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have received approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents to establish an intercampus Center for Environmental Toxicology. The center will provide a single university entity to support and focus graduate studies and research activities in environmental toxicology, which involves the study of […]

Mar 7, 1997

Alan Langnas, D.O., Appointed UNMC Chief of Transplantation

Alan N. Langnas, D.O., has been named professor and chief of transplantation for the University of Nebraska Medical Center department of surgery. Dr. Langnas succeeds Byers W. Shaw, Jr., M.D., who started the UNMC transplantation program in 1985. Dr. Shaw was named chairman of the UNMC department of surgery earlier this year. Under Dr. Shaw’s […]

Mar 6, 1997

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