Advisory Committee

The Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olson Center for Women’s Health Advisory Committee, led by Carl Smith, MD, Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, consists of:

The mission of the Olson Center is to provide a national comprehensive health science center at UNMC for women, focusing on women’s health issues and new frontiers of science, medicine, and nursing practice related to health care for women. In its long history, the Olson Center has made a tremendous impact on the health of women in the region, providing seed research grants, bridge grants, funding for novel clinical and education programs, residency support, and enabling the hiring of talented individuals to uphold its mission. It has established a legacy of philanthropy that has had a long-reaching effect on UNMC and those it serves.

Projects or Positions Approved for Funding, FY 2022-2023:

In total, the approved budget for the fiscal year 2022-2023 is $973,415, with 43% allocated to research, 40% allocated to education, 9% allocated to administrative support, 8% going towards novel clinical activity, and 1% allocated to patient experience.