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UNMC, city work to ease traffic congestion

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents Saturday approved an agreement with the City of Omaha for the construction of turning lanes in several streets on or adjacent to the UNMC campus.

Feb 25, 2002

Committee to look at structure of vice chancellor for academic affairs post

UNMC Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., announced today that he has appointed a 12-member committee to look at the structure of the vice chancellor for academic affairs position.

Feb 25, 2002

Chancellor: Further budget cuts would stymie UNMC progress

Additional budget cuts at UNMC would have a very negative impact on the university, which in turn will hurt the state of Nebraska and its citizens, Chancellor Harold M. Maurer, M.D., said in response to the announcement Friday that the state budget shortfall has grown considerably.

Feb 25, 2002

African-American contributions to medicine — part 3 of 7

In honor of Black History Month, UNMC Today is highlighting the contributions of African-Americans in medicine. The seven-part series continues today with Yvonne Thornton, M.D., one of the leading women in maternal-fetal medicine.

Feb 22, 2002

World-renowned cardiologist keynotes UNMC’s Cardiovascular Research Symposium

UNMC’s Sixth Annual Cardiovascular Research Symposium featured 33 posters and a keynote address by Arthur J. Moss, M.D., who is believed to be the world’s leading authority on the study of patients with Long QT Syndrome — a deadly genetic heart defect found mainly in children.

Feb 22, 2002

College of Nursing West Nebraska Division to celebrate anniversary, opening of diabetes clinics

The UNMC College of Nursing West Nebraska Division in Scottsbluff will host open houses next week in Scottsbluff and Alliance. The Panhandle Diabetes Outreach Project in Scottsbluff will be celebrating its one-year anniversary and its grand opening expansion in Alliance.

Feb 22, 2002

440 people enjoyed Chinese Lunar New Year Party

Celebrating the Year of the Horse, more than 440 people enjoyed the Feb. 16 Chinese Lunar New Year Party at UNMC’s Student Life Center.

Feb 22, 2002

Broadcast of sinus surgery provides learning opportunities

Surgeons from several states will have the opportunity to learn new skills this weekend during the Second Annual Nebraska Endoscopic Surgery Course, which is focused on sinus surgery. The course, to be led by Donald Leopold, M.D., will take place today and Saturday at UNMC.

Feb 22, 2002

International Department makes tremendous strides, advances UNMC/NHS globally

In just over two years, the Office of International Healthcare Services (OIHS) has helped transform UNMC/NHS into a significant participant on the international medical market.

Feb 21, 2002

African-American contributions to medicine — part 2 of 7

In honor of Black History Month, UNMC Today is highlighting the contributions of African-Americans in medicine. The seven-part series continues today with Louis Tompkins Wright, M.D., whose research with antibiotics paved the way for FDA approval.

Feb 21, 2002