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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Margaret O. Fleck, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

402-559-5061

Dr. Missy Ofe Fleck is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing-Omaha Division. She received her associate degree in nursing from UNMC CON-Lincoln Division, her bachelor's degree in nursing from UNMC CON-Lincoln Division, her master's degree from UNMC CON-Omaha Division, and PhD in Family Sciences from the University of Nebraska. Her clinical background includes neonatal intensive care, labor and delivery, postpartum, nursery, and pediatric arenas. She has served as a nurse leader in a critical access hospital in her rural community. Dr. Ofe Fleck joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing-Lincoln Division in 1990 and has worked at the Omaha division since 2014. She teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels and currently is developing the Clinical Nurse Leader MSN program as the specialty coordinator.
Education
  • 1984, BSN, UNMC
  • 1990, MSN, UNMC
  • 2010, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interests
  • Transition to parenthood with first-time couples and with culturally diverse population groups, and during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Single, low-income African American fathers
  • Determining effectiveness of crash cart practices in critical access hospitals
  • Implementing interprofessional education and practice opportunities across multi-disciplines
  • Educational research on perceptions of clinical belongingness with undergraduate nursing students.
Publications
  • Culross, B., Ofe Fleck, M., Curtis, K., & Mckinney, T. (2022). Interactive distance technology using touch panel computers in nursing education. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 40(4), 221-227. DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000872
  • Ofe Fleck, M., Brage Hudson, D, Abbott, D, & Reisbig, A. (2013). You can’t put a dollar amount on presence: Young, single, low-income, African American fathers. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 36(3), 225-240. doi: 10.3109/01460862.2013.818744
  • Sittner, B., Herzog, M., & Ofe Fleck, M. (2013). Enhancing labor and delivery learning experiences through simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(11), e521-e530. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.012
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D.B., Keating-Lefler, R., & Fleck, M.O. (2005). Community leaders' perceptions of single, low-income mothers' needs and concerns for social support. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 22(4), 241.256.
  • Keating-Lefler, R., Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M.O., & Westfall, J. (2004). Needs, concerns and social support of single, low-income, African American and Caucasian mothers during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 25, 381-401.
  • Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M.O., Elek, S., & Shipman, A. (2003). Effects of the New Fathers Network on first-time fathers' parenting self--efficacy, and parenting satisfaction during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric nursing, 26, 217-229.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D., & Fleck, M. (2003). Chewing tobacco use: Perceptions and knowledge in rural adolescent youths. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 13-21.
  • Culross, B., Ofe Fleck, M., Curtis, K., & Mckinney, T. (2022). Interactive distance technology using touch panel computers in nursing education. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 40(4), 221-227. DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000872
  • Ofe Fleck, M., Brage Hudson, D, Abbott, D, & Reisbig, A. (2013). You can’t put a dollar amount on presence: Young, single, low-income, African American fathers. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 36(3), 225-240. doi: 10.3109/01460862.2013.818744
  • Sittner, B., Herzog, M., & Ofe Fleck, M. (2013). Enhancing labor and delivery learning experiences through simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(11), e521-e530. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.012
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D.B., Keating-Lefler, R., & Fleck, M.O. (2005). Community leaders' perceptions of single, low-income mothers' needs and concerns for social support. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 22(4), 241.256.
  • Keating-Lefler, R., Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M.O., & Westfall, J. (2004). Needs, concerns and social support of single, low-income, African American and Caucasian mothers during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 25, 381-401.
  • Hudson, D.B., Campbell-Grossman, C., Fleck, M.O., Elek, S., & Shipman, A. (2003). Effects of the New Fathers Network on first-time fathers' parenting self--efficacy, and parenting satisfaction during the transition to parenthood. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric nursing, 26, 217-229.
  • Campbell-Grossman, C., Hudson, D., & Fleck, M. (2003). Chewing tobacco use: Perceptions and knowledge in rural adolescent youths. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 26, 13-21.
Service
  • Member-Sigma - Gamma Pi At-Large Chapter
  • Member-Interprofessional Academy of Educators (IAE)
Recognition
  • 2021   August 2021 Chancellor’s Council Silver “U” Award
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 2021   DAISY Award Nomination
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2020   Distinguished TEAM Award: Zoom Proctoring
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2020   Distinguished Team Award Nomination: LEAD Team
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2020   DAISY Award Nomination
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2019   DAISY Award Nomination
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2019   Positive Image in Nursing Recognition Award
    Nebraska Nurses Association
  • 2013   Sigma Theta Tau International-Gamma Pi At-Large Chapter
    Chapter Leaders Recognition
  • 2010   November 2010 Chancellor’s Council Silver “U” Award
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 2009   2009 Outstanding Nurse Educator
    Nebraska Nurses Association
  • 2008   Kathryn Sandahl Philp Award for Creativity and Innovation
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2007   Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Student’s Award UNL Parents Association and UNL Teaching Council
  • 2004   Excellence in Service Award
    Presented by St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center – Perinatal Department