Events & Updates 

The 24th Annual Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference will take place online on October 8, 2021, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Conference Topic and Speakers:

“Making Peace with Your Enemies: Understand Your Anxiety to Conquer Your Fears!”

Lauren Edwards, MD and Emaan Lehardy, PhD 

“Food & Feelings: Maintaining Healthy Eating Patterns During COVID”

Kimberly Vacek, PhD 

“Living in a Women’s World: Understanding the Priority of Your Health”

Emily Hill, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, Nicole Goliber, PA-C 

“Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Women: Today’s Approach”

Kathryn Hutchins, MD 

“Modern Menopause: Optimizing Mental and Physical Wellness”

Jennifer Griffin, MD, MPH 

“The Evolution of COVID-19 and Associated Racial Disparities: A National Emergency”

Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD 

“Within Hindsight There is the Deep Wisdom of Insight"

Havalynn Russell

Three new physicians joined the department in July in August, 2021:

  1. Melissa (Mel) Mathes, MD, joined the department on July 19th as an assistant professor in general obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Mathes recently completed her OB-GYN residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
  2. Mary Kinyoun, MD, joined us in August. She is an assistant professor in general obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kinyoun recently completed her OB-GYN residency in Denver, Colorado.
  3. Andreea Newtson, MD, also recently joined the department. Dr. Newtson is an assistant professor and her specialty is gynecologic oncology. She recently completed a fellowship in Iowa City.

OB-GYN Residents The OB-GYN residents participated in the annual Resident Research Day on June 2, 2021. More information may be found on this page.



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