Tam Nguyen

Tam Nguyen is in the BSN program in UNMC’s College of Nursing. She is in the UNMC Honors Research Program. Tam Nguyen has been a research assistant for a molecular genetics lab at UNL for Dr. Graef. She is currently working on her research with the help of Dr. Sheri Rowland and Dr. Breanna Hetland.

Current credentials and degrees: BS in Biological Sciences
Hometown: Lincoln, NE
Year in School: Senior
Interests/Hobbies: Likes to travel, cook, and read

Why I chose UNMC for nursing:

She chose UNMC because of its great reputation in education.

What I like about UNMC:

Tam likes the learning environment and the interactions with other students and faculty.


Dr. Sheri Rowland and Dr. Breanna Hetland have been amazing mentors to her. They motivate Tam to pursue further education and get involved in nursing research.

Plan after graduation:

Tam will be working as an ICU nurse at CHI Health and will go back to graduate school after getting a lot of experiences.

Professional memberships:

  • Midwest Nursing Research Society, member
  • Nebraska Nurses Association, member

Three things people may not know about me:

  • She is terrified of snakes.
  • She is a dog person and has a golden retriever named Bubbles.
  • Her siblings and her have huge age gaps.