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Distinguished Scientist: Michel Ouellette, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist: Michel Ouellette, Ph.D.

Dr. Ouellette's research focus is pancreatic cancer.

February 21, 2020
Dr. Cook  earns American Cancer Society Scholar Grant
Dr. Cook earns American Cancer Society Scholar Grant

The grant is one of only two ACS awards currently held by faculty members at UNMC.

February 21, 2020
Dr. Shillcutt to appear on Hallmark Channel today
Dr. Shillcutt to appear on Hallmark Channel today

Dr. Shillcutt's new book, "Between Grit & Grace," will be released next week.

February 21, 2020
Remembering: Ramon Fusaro, M.D., Ph.D.
Remembering: Ramon Fusaro, M.D., Ph.D.

Colleagues recall a "true intellectual raconteur."

February 21, 2020
Rescued Americans depart Camp Ashland
Rescued Americans depart Camp Ashland

57 people completed 14-day quarantine on Thursday.

February 21, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

February 21, 2020
College of Nursing featured on NU podcast
College of Nursing featured on NU podcast

Episode discusses UNMC's statewide reach in preparing next generation of nurses and nurse educators.

February 20, 2020
Distinguished Scientist: Mark A. Carlson, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist: Mark A. Carlson, M.D.

Dr. Carlson's research focus is large animal models.

February 20, 2020
Dr. Duhachek-Stapelman to receive Educator Laureate
Dr. Duhachek-Stapelman to receive Educator Laureate

Ceremony will be at 3 p.m. today in the Durham Research Center Auditorium.

February 20, 2020
IT offers academic video transcription and captioning
IT offers academic video transcription and captioning

Two products are offered for transcription and captioning.

February 20, 2020
Music as Medicine series continues today
Music as Medicine series continues today

Vocalist Camille Metoyer Moten will perform in the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Lobby.

February 20, 2020
Third annual 'I Love NU' Day is March 10
Third annual 'I Love NU' Day is March 10

Event an opportunity to show support for the university and visit with state senators about the work and impact of NU's campuses.

February 20, 2020
Distinguished Scientist: Punita Dhawan, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist: Punita Dhawan, Ph.D.

Dr. Dhawan's research focus is gastrointestinal cancer.

February 19, 2020
Engage Wellness Center athlete breaks U.S. record
Engage Wellness Center athlete breaks U.S. record

Nancy McCormick, 85, sets age-group mark in 1,000-meter row.

February 19, 2020
iEXCEL to host simulation showcase today
iEXCEL to host simulation showcase today

Attendees can provide feedback on a surgical skills simulator.

February 19, 2020
Impact in Education: Claudia Chaperon, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Claudia Chaperon, Ph.D.

Dr. Chaperon is the recipient of the Interprofessional Education Scholar Award.

February 19, 2020
LiveGreen: Sustainability engagement survey results
LiveGreen: Sustainability engagement survey results

We asked, you answered, and we are happy to provide results and feedback.

February 19, 2020
13 additional Americans transported to Omaha for coronavirus monitoring
13 additional Americans transported to Omaha for coronavirus monitoring

The recently opened National Quarantine Unit on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine campus was designed to safely monitor Americans after exposure to an infectious disease.

February 18, 2020
Distinguished Scientist: Apar Kishor Ganti, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist: Apar Kishor Ganti, M.D.

Dr. Ganti's research focus is lung, head and neck cancer.

February 18, 2020
Escape rooms help nursing students gain skills
Escape rooms help nursing students gain skills

Exercise focuses on an unexpected event after a birth.

February 18, 2020
Impact in Education: Lois Starr, M.D., Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Lois Starr, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Starr will receive the Inspirational Mentor of Educators Award.

February 18, 2020
UNMC Pop-up: Strategies for Success is March 2
UNMC Pop-up: Strategies for Success is March 2

Campus units discuss how they can help you accomplish your goals.

February 18, 2020
Clinical Trial Spotlight: Brain and cognitive development
Clinical Trial Spotlight: Brain and cognitive development

Researchers are seeking children ages 6-8 and 11-13 for study.

February 17, 2020
Distinguished Scientist: Rebecca Oberley Deegan, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist: Rebecca Oberley Deegan, Ph.D.

Dr. Oberley Deegan's research focus is on mitigating side effects caused by cancer treatment.

February 17, 2020
Dodgeball tournament set for Feb. 28
Dodgeball tournament set for Feb. 28

Registration still open for teams for event.

February 17, 2020
Emergency procedures change during card access server migration
Emergency procedures change during card access server migration

Upgrade and migration will begin today and run through Wednesday.

February 17, 2020
Impact in Education: Kristen Cook, Pharm.D.
Impact in Education: Kristen Cook, Pharm.D.

Dr. Cook is the recipient of the Innovative Practices in Education Award.

February 17, 2020
Madison Gray new director of Sponsored Programs Administration
Madison Gray new director of Sponsored Programs Administration

Dr. Gray assumed her new role in early December.

February 17, 2020
Person brought to quarantine center does not have coronavirus
Person brought to quarantine center does not have coronavirus

Woman has returned to Camp Ashland to complete quarantine.

February 17, 2020
A new way to show your UNMC pride
A new way to show your UNMC pride

UNMC seeks applications for a new specialty Nebraska license plate.

February 14, 2020
Impact in Education: Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, Ph.D.

Dr. Siu will receive the Research in Education Scholar Award.

February 14, 2020
Lincoln nursing students take a Self-Care Week
Lincoln nursing students take a Self-Care Week

Effort organized to combat stress among nursing students.

February 14, 2020
New Investigator: Jennie Hill, Ph.D.
New Investigator: Jennie Hill, Ph.D.

Dr. Hill's research focus is childhood obesity treatment and prevention.

February 14, 2020
NU president, others speak in support of new scholarship
NU president, others speak in support of new scholarship

The Nebraska Career Scholarships program would support students pursuing degrees in areas such as engineering, math, health care and information technology.

February 14, 2020
Sign up for intramural sports and stay active
Sign up for intramural sports and stay active

Registration deadline is 9:30 p.m. Monday.

February 14, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Palliative Care Symposium open for registration, and other news and notes from the Omaha community.

February 14, 2020
Candidates meet with High School Alliance students
Candidates meet with High School Alliance students

Grant Sorrell and Evan Schmeits, candidates for local boards, learned more about UNMC collaborates with public schools.

February 13, 2020
Fulbright Scholar Program honors UNMC
Fulbright Scholar Program honors UNMC

University has been named a top producing institution for the 2019-2020 academic year.

February 13, 2020
Full-service Starbucks planned for Durham Outpatient Center
Full-service Starbucks planned for Durham Outpatient Center

Targeted opening date is May 2021.

February 13, 2020
Impact in Education: Pamela Carmines, Ph.D.
Impact in Education: Pamela Carmines, Ph.D.

Dr. Carmines will receive the Visionary Leadership in Education Award.

February 13, 2020
Music as Medicine series continues Feb. 20
Music as Medicine series continues Feb. 20

Vocalist Camille Metoyer Moten will perform in the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Lobby.

February 13, 2020
New Investigator: Satyanarayana Rachagani, Ph.D.
New Investigator: Satyanarayana Rachagani, Ph.D.

Dr. Rachagani's research focus is pancreatic cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

February 13, 2020
Author to discuss campus sexual assault at UNO, UNMC
Author to discuss campus sexual assault at UNO, UNMC

Jennifer Hirsch, Ph.D., co-author of "Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus," will be in Omaha Feb. 27.

February 12, 2020
NCI-designated cancer center renewal grant is immediate focus
NCI-designated cancer center renewal grant is immediate focus

Ken Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., will continue to serve as director of the center and the Eppley Institute through the renewal process.

February 12, 2020
New Investigator: Mohd Wasim Nasser, Ph.D.
New Investigator: Mohd Wasim Nasser, Ph.D.

Dr. Nasser's research focus is brain metastasis, breast cancer and lung cancer.

February 12, 2020
NU President: Everything is about students
NU President: Everything is about students

President Ted Carter addressed the Board of Regents at last week's meeting.

February 12, 2020
Panel to discuss imposter syndrome on Friday
Panel to discuss imposter syndrome on Friday

A group of medical center professionals will discuss the syndrome at the Schwartz Center Rounds.

February 12, 2020
State Student Nurses Association event held at UNMC
State Student Nurses Association event held at UNMC

About 100 nursing students and faculty advisers attended event on UNMC campus.

February 12, 2020
Chancellor to host Dean McElroy at February forum
Chancellor to host Dean McElroy at February forum

Campus is invited to Feb. 24 event.

February 11, 2020
Did you know? A Black History Month quiz
Did you know? A Black History Month quiz

Exploring Omaha and Nebraska's past to mark Black History Month.

February 11, 2020
Drs. Paulman step away from UNMC, but not its mission
Drs. Paulman step away from UNMC, but not its mission

Paul Paulman, M.D., and Audrey Paulman, M.D., have spent more than a combined 60 years at the medical center.

February 11, 2020
LiveGreen: Ready to Re-Purpose It?
LiveGreen: Ready to Re-Purpose It?

Contest returns as part of upcoming Earth Month activities.

February 11, 2020
MMI's Jacqueline Hankins honored with Gold U
MMI's Jacqueline Hankins honored with Gold U

Consummate team player says she loves being part of the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

February 11, 2020
New Investigator: Yiannis Chatzizisis, M.D., Ph.D.
New Investigator: Yiannis Chatzizisis, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Chatzizisis' research focus includes computational cardiovascular simulations.

February 11, 2020
Leaders offer guidance to staff, students recently returned from China
Leaders offer guidance to staff, students recently returned from China

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine faculty, providers, staff and students who have returned from China on Jan. 24 or later must self-quarantine for 14 days after leaving China before returning to work or class.

February 10, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Carrie McAdam-Marx, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Carrie McAdam-Marx, Ph.D.

Dr. McAdam-Marx is a professor and program director of the master's program in the UNMC Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science.

February 10, 2020
New Investigator: Padmashri Ragunathan, Ph.D.
New Investigator: Padmashri Ragunathan, Ph.D.

Dr. Ragunathan's research focus is neurodevelopmental disorders.

February 10, 2020
NExT project is game-changer
NExT project is game-changer

Campus and community leaders testify in support of LB 1084.

February 10, 2020
Regents approve department restructure at CAHP
Regents approve department restructure at CAHP

Board's action re-names one existing department and officially establishes three others.

February 10, 2020
Drs. Swindells, Scarsi part of $32 million project
Drs. Swindells, Scarsi part of $32 million project

Goal: to simplify treatment, prevention for HIV, TB, malaria and hepatitis C

February 07, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Brian Maass
New faculty spotlight: Brian Maass

Maass is an assistant professor and digital technologies librarian at the McGoogan Library of Medicine.

February 07, 2020
New Investigator: Kelly Stauch, Ph.D.
New Investigator: Kelly Stauch, Ph.D.

Dr. Stauch's research focuses on neurodegeneration.

February 07, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Symposiums open for registration and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

February 07, 2020
U.S. again reaches out to Nebraska during health crisis
U.S. again reaches out to Nebraska during health crisis

Nebraska Medicine/UNMC to partner with federal government to monitor American citizens returning from China. None show signs of coronavirus.

February 07, 2020
Bladder health topic of Olson Center Brown Bag
Bladder health topic of Olson Center Brown Bag

Jennifer Cera, D.N.P., will speak at Feb. 18 event.

February 06, 2020
Chancellor Gold's message to UNMC on coronavirus
Chancellor Gold's message to UNMC on coronavirus

Dr. Gold reminds students, faculty and staff of available resources to help keep the UNMC community healthy, safe and informed.

February 06, 2020
Dr. Grant takes new admissions role at College of Medicine
Dr. Grant takes new admissions role at College of Medicine

Wendy Grant, M.D., named new associate dean for admissions and student affairs

February 06, 2020
Leaders provide updates on novel coronavirus monitoring
Leaders provide updates on novel coronavirus monitoring

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and Nebraska Medicine CEO Jim Linder, M.D., share message on national and local response to the novel coronavirus that originated in China.

February 06, 2020
New investigator: Benson Edagwa, Ph.D.
New investigator: Benson Edagwa, Ph.D.

Dr. Edagwa's research focus is antiretroviral therapy.

February 06, 2020
Clinical Trial Registry: Ophthalmology research
Clinical Trial Registry: Ophthalmology research

UNMC investigators seek participants for an ophthalmology and visual research registry.

February 05, 2020
New investigator: Meghann Weaver, M.D.
New investigator: Meghann Weaver, M.D.

Dr. Weaver's research focus is palliative care and hospice care for children.

February 05, 2020
Retirement seminars set for May
Retirement seminars set for May

Save the date for all-day seminar

February 05, 2020
Under the microscope: A statewide STEM curriculum
Under the microscope: A statewide STEM curriculum

Dr. Gold talks with Heidi Kaschke, High School Alliance director, and Peggy Moore, E-Learning director, about creating an online STEM curriculum for Nebraska schools.

February 05, 2020
Walk and Roll for Disabilities set for March 1
Walk and Roll for Disabilities set for March 1

Annual event raises funds for recreational programs for adults with disabilities at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

February 05, 2020
Air Force Surgeon General tours UNMC
Air Force Surgeon General tours UNMC

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg and her team toured the Global Center for Health Security and the Center for Sustainment of Trauma Readiness Skills Omaha.

February 04, 2020
Discount offered for 'Batman' at Omaha Symphony
Discount offered for 'Batman' at Omaha Symphony

UNMC community can get 20% off on tickets to show.

February 04, 2020
Gospel Fest launches Black History Month events
Gospel Fest launches Black History Month events

Third annual Gospel Fest Celebration, special cafe menus among observances of the month.

February 04, 2020
Health disparities pilot grant call for proposals
Health disparities pilot grant call for proposals

Applications must be submitted by March 9.

February 04, 2020
LiveGreen: Waste audit results
LiveGreen: Waste audit results

Campus audit will help med center community's sustainability efforts.

February 04, 2020
Nebraska ready to assist if needed
Nebraska ready to assist if needed

As the world follows developments with the novel coronavirus that originated in China, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine stand ready to help if asked.

February 04, 2020
New investigator: Gurudutt Pendyala, Ph.D.
New investigator: Gurudutt Pendyala, Ph.D.

Dr. Pendyala's research focus is drug addiction.

February 04, 2020
The ABCs of diabetes care
The ABCs of diabetes care

Interprofessional approach helps UNMC pharmacy, allied health faculty and students impact patients.

February 04, 2020
First 2020 forum tackles local, international issues
First 2020 forum tackles local, international issues

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., touched on legislative issues, coronavirus outbreak.

February 03, 2020
Hearing on med center's NExT initiative set for Feb. 6
Hearing on med center's NExT initiative set for Feb. 6

Chancellor calls project a "once-in-a-generation" opportunity.

February 03, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Don Ronning, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Don Ronning, Ph.D.

Dr. Ronning is a professor in the UNMC College of Pharmacy.

February 03, 2020
New investigator: Hongying (Daisy) Dai, Ph.D.
New investigator: Hongying (Daisy) Dai, Ph.D.

Dr. Dai's research focuses on reducing and preventing youth vaping.

February 03, 2020
UNO, UNMC Payment Services to be housed on UNO campus
UNO, UNMC Payment Services to be housed on UNO campus

Payment Services, formerly Accounts Payable, has operated jointly at both campuses since December 2018.

February 03, 2020