Sheritta Strong, MD, DFAPA (she, her, hers)

strong-urban-league.jpgAssociate Professor

For Patient Appointments Call 402.552.6007

Clinic Practice Location:
Poynter Hall 42nd and Dewey, SW corner, 5th floor

Charles Drew Health Center
2915 Grant Street
Consultant in Psychiatry

Academic Office:
985575 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-5575
Phone 402.552.6002

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Doctor of Medicine, 2004

Creighton-Nebraska Psychiatry Training Program
Resident, 2008

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center
Creighton University Medical Center

Biographical Sketch:
As the Assistant Vice-Chancellor of Inclusion for UNMC, Dr. Sheritta A. Strong (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry.  As an Omaha Native, she completed her education with a BS from University of Nebraska at Omaha, medical degree from UNMC, and residency training in the former combined Creighton-Nebraska Psychiatry Training Program.  Dr. Strong had been the pre-clinical director for psychiatry in the College of Medicine for over 10 years and maintains her connection to students through student advising, mentoring, and serving as the faculty advisor for an inclusive campus-wide student group.  She remains a member of various national and local organizations, notably the Association of Director’s of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry and the National Medical Association. 

Clinically, Dr. Strong established her career caring for patients with a variety of severe emotional health conditions as she served on the Assertive Community Treatment team for about 4 years.  Another passion is community mental health and serving patients of diverse backgrounds with an appointment at the FQHC Charles Drew Health Center in the heart of North Omaha. 

Chairing the Inclusion and Equity Council, she serves at the campus level to build cultural humility and promote inclusive excellence.  As a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Strong has been honored with numerous national and local leadership and teaching awards including the APA Nancy C.A. Roeske’s Award for Educational Excellence, UNMC Alumni Achievement Award, the Urban League African-America Achievement Award in Health, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Award for Health and Wellness. 

In the community, Dr. Strong has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc for more than 25 years where the main focus is “service to all mankind” and a member of the Omaha Chapter of the Links Incorporated.  She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and teenage sons and enjoys karaoke and group exercise classes. 

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