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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research & Innovation in Action

Employing technology-aided solutions while emphasizing innovation and interdisciplinary teamwork, our research designs range from efficacy and effectiveness trials to implementation and population health studies.

Through our research initiatives, faculty are committed to providing an environment for expanding scientific knowledge, integrating evidence-based education and practice initiatives, and mentoring new scholars and graduate students.

Fast Research Figures

Most recent annual data

36

proposals submitted

38

active grants

113

peer-reviewed publications

Recent Research News

Marcia Shade, PhD, UNMC College of Nursing assistant professor, earned a significant boost towards developing an app that allows patients to receive real-time assessment and evaluation of pain.

Marcia Shade, PhD, and team win innovation award

Marcia Shade, PhD, UNMC College of Nursing assistant professor, earned a significant boost towards developing an app that allows patients to receive real-time assessment and evaluation of pain.

Registered nurse scientist Breanna Hetland, PhD, pushes the boundaries of traditional nursing practice, driven by a deep-seeded desire to “humanize” hospitalization.

Women in STEM: Four UNMC trailblazers – Breanna Hetland, PhD

Registered nurse scientist Breanna Hetland, PhD, pushes the boundaries of traditional nursing practice, driven by a deep-seeded desire to “humanize” hospitalization.

The grant, led by Heidi Keeler, PhD, and titled “An Innovative States-Wide Nursing Workforce Clinical Preceptor Academy,” addresses multiple aims within a four-state region to prepare the nursing workforce.

Nursing HRSA grant leads to regional clinical instruction network

The Midwest Clinical Instruction Regional Network has been crafted from a $4 million UNMC College of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration grant. The grant, led by Heidi Keeler, PhD, and titled “An Innovative States-Wide Nursing Workforce Clinical Preceptor Academy,” addresses multiple aims within a four-state region to prepare the nursing workforce.

Dr. Beam, with her prototype for a refined air purifying helmet to protect health care workers

Women in STEM: UNMC trailblazer Beth Beam, PhD

The University of Nebraska Medical Center boasts a formidable cohort of women who drive scientific exploration and advance modern medicine in Nebraska and beyond. These visionary researchers and innovators are propelled by grit, resilience and personal resolve to “find a better way.”

Alyson Hanish, PhD

Dr. Hanish helps nursing board achieve wellbeing designation

Alyson Hanish, PhD, UNMC College of Nursing assistant professor, has helped the Nebraska Board of Nursing toward its goal of reducing the stigma of mental health in health care workers.

Sue Schuelke, PhD

Impact in Education: Sue Schuelke, PhD

Sue Schuelke, PhD, is the recipient of the Scholar in Education Research Award. The award recognizes an individual who has advanced the science of teaching and learning through research of educational pedagogy.

Past Research Efforts

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