Bios

Upcoming Speakers


Headshot of Wendy Grant MD
 

Wendy Grant, M.D.
Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

“Living Donor Liver Transplants”
February 19, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Graduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Residency: University of Utah Medical Center, General Surgery, Salt Lake City, UT

Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Solid Organ Transplantation, Omaha, NE

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Academic Appointments: 
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Program Director of Fellow Training Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Director of Living Donor Liver Transplant Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Medical Director Pediatric Transplantation, University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE

Specialty Interests: Outcomes following intestinal transplantation, liver transplantation and surgical education

This café is in partnership with the BlueBarn Theater and their production of “I and You”

 

Previous Speakers


Jesse Bell PhD
 

Jesse Bell, Ph.D.
Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Health and Environment in the Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health at UNMC

“Why Climate Change Matters to Your Health”
January 15, 7pm @ The Slowdown
Download presentation (ppt)

Jonathan Schwartz headshot.
 

Jonathan Schwartz, D.O., MSPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at UNMC

“Team Jack: Research and Awareness for Pediatric Brain Cancer”
December 11, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Hammer.jpg
 

Sharon Hammer, MD
Director of Reproductive Psychiatry at Nebraska Medicine.Dr. Hammer has more than 20 years' experience in her specialty.

“Postpartum Depression”
November 13, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Doyle.jpg
 

Marley Doyle, MD
Fellowship-trained in women's mental health and has four years of clinical experience in the specialty. She also has a special interest in obsessive-compulsive disorder during pregnancy and postpartum.

“Postpartum Depression”
November 13, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Cook.jpg
 

Leigh Cook, APRN
Four years of clinical experience working in the area of reproductive mood disorders and has a special interest in working with women who have children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 

“Postpartum Depression”
November 13, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Brown-Eliason-Gordon
 

Angela Brown, Sara Eliason and Jacquie Gordon
Women’s Center for Advancement’s Prevention & Education team

Domestic Violence: An Epidemic?
October 17, 7pm @ The Slowdown