About Us

Informing, building support and creating advocacy

The Department of Strategic Communications informs the public, builds relationships, and generates support and advocacy for the university. We create awareness and promote UNMC’s academic, research and community service missions. Contact: (402) 559-4353, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Bill O’Neill, MA
Executive Director of Strategic Communications

As executive director, O’Neill provides strategic and creative direction for the promotion and protection of UNMC's image and brand, working closely with colleagues at Nebraska Medicine and other University of Nebraska campuses. He oversees media relations, communication, community relations, digital communication, graphic identity and event planning at UNMC. The Nebraska native has been with UNMC for two decades and holds a master's in communications from UNO.