Psychiatry’s Dr. Machal wins ADMSEP award

Riley Machal, MD, won the 2024 ADMSEP Devneil Vaidya Award, which spotlights her work at all three levels of medical education.

Jul 11, 2024

Riley Machal, MD

Nevada behavioral health workforce center team visits BHECN

The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska at UNMC served as a model for the Nevada center.

Jun 18, 2024

Members of the BHECN and BeHERE NV teams recently met in Omaha. Pictured are Ryan Cordts (BHECN); Erin Schneider, PhD (BHECN); Sara Hunt, PhD, (BeHERE NV); Christina Chasek, PhD (BHECN); Ben Verdoorn (BHECN); Marley Doyle, MD (BHECN); Kendra Ratnapradipa, PhD (BHECN); Roberta Miranda-Alfonso, PhD (BeHERE NV), Ann Kraft (BHECN), Adriana Monroy (BeHERE NV); Alyssa Spartz (BHECN); Ruby Kelly (BeHERE NV), Jill Manit, PhD (BeHERE NV); and Catrina Filkin (BHECN).

Retired professor donates to help psychotherapy training

Through a new fund, Carl Greiner, MD, will support the UNMC Department of Psychiatry in a variety of ways.

Jun 13, 2024

Carl Greiner, MD

BHECN Scholars pathway program taking applications

The pathway program aims to recruit students into the behavioral health workforce.

Jun 6, 2024

Nebraska providers to participate in statewide BHECN-ARPA gatherings

The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska will discuss how federal dollars are improving behavioral health across the state.

Jun 4, 2024

Marley Doyle, MD, director of the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska, and Jessie Buche, director of the ARPA Awards Program

Take Care: Self-help and help from professionals

Here are some proven strategies to help you feel better, along with some guidance if you need something more.

May 24, 2024

Sarah Fischer, PhD, and Steve Wengel, MD

Take Care: Anxiety in children and adults

Everyone worries at times, but an anxiety disorder might be involved when those thoughts become persistent and excessive.

May 10, 2024

Priya Gearin, MD

Presentation, panel discussion is May 13 for AAPI Heritage Month

Guest presenter Jian (Lily) Chen will discuss how stigma affects mental health among Asian American and Pacific Islander youth.

May 7, 2024

Jian (Lily) Chen, executive director of the United Chinese Americans Youth Mental Health Collaborative WAVES (Wellness, Advocacy, Voices, Education, and Support)

Take Care: Is it just normal sadness or more?

UNMC’s Steve Wengel, MD, discusses how people can tell when ‘feeling blue’ might be clinical depression.

May 3, 2024

Steve Wengel, MD

ITEACH Awards honor contributions to student life

Students, student organizations, staff and faculty members were recognized at a ceremony April 17.

Apr 25, 2024

As keynote speakers, Ashley Farrens, trauma program manager at Nebraska Medicine, and (at left) Charity Evans, MD, chief of the division of acute care surgery, shared their work with the hospital-based violence prevention programs Dusk to Dawn and ENCOMPASS Omaha.