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.

(402) 559-4353, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Bill O’Neill, MA

Executive Director of Strategic Communications

In his position as executive director of Strategic Communications at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, O’Neill provides the strategic and creative direction for the promotion and protection of the image and brand at UNMC, working closely with colleagues at Nebraska Medicine and other University of Nebraska campuses. In his role, he oversees media relations, communication, community relations, digital communication, graphic identity and event planning at UNMC. A Nebraska native, O’Neill has been with UNMC for two decades. He holds a master's in communications from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Email