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Innovation Week at UNMC is Oct. 3-7

Event celebrates and recognizes world-class research and discovery at UNMC.

September 23, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Nathan Anderson, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Nathan Anderson, M.D.

New faculty member enjoys using novel technologies in clinical practice.

September 23, 2016
United Way, Day 12: Second prize drawing today
United Way, Day 12: Second prize drawing today

All those who pledged a minimum of $5 can pick up a free donut and coffee this morning in the Sorrell Center from 8:30- 10 a.m.

September 23, 2016
UNMC faculty part of UNO symposium on Vietnam War
UNMC faculty part of UNO symposium on Vietnam War

Registration now open for free Oct. 28 event.

September 23, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 23, 2016
Working to improve childbirth outcomes in rural India
Working to improve childbirth outcomes in rural India

A study by lead author Pinaki Panigrahi, M.D., Ph.D., shows sanitation practices are linked to an elevated risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes.

September 23, 2016
Brad Paisley to give free concert in Lincoln
Brad Paisley to give free concert in Lincoln

Admission, limited to 10,000 people, is free with UNMC or other University of Nebraska ID.

September 22, 2016
Drs. Amoura, Irwin to discuss transgender issues
Drs. Amoura, Irwin to discuss transgender issues

Wednesday event is latest in the LGBT+ Faculty Mentoring Group's Education and Sharing Series.

September 22, 2016
Last day for UNMC students to purchase Husker season tickets
Last day for UNMC students to purchase Husker season tickets

Offer is open to UNMC students and house officers.

September 22, 2016
Lookin' at U - Ryan Booton
Lookin' at U - Ryan Booton

College of Public Health staffer has found that great ideas require a great team and hard work.

September 22, 2016
Members join Interprofessional Academy of Educators
Members join Interprofessional Academy of Educators

Sept. 13 event was the first induction class for the academy.

September 22, 2016
United Way, Day 11: How we stack up
United Way, Day 11: How we stack up

As the 2016 campaign nears the end of its second week, here is a college/unit breakdown of participation.

September 22, 2016
UNMC's simulation work to be spotlighted at Florida summit
UNMC's simulation work to be spotlighted at Florida summit

Chancellor to share iEXCEL℠ vision, role in health sciences education.

September 22, 2016
UNMC supporter Duane Acklie dies at age 84
UNMC supporter Duane Acklie dies at age 84

Acklie was a longtime supporter of UNMC and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

September 22, 2016
BHECN hosts psychiatric nursing summit
BHECN hosts psychiatric nursing summit

Registration still open for Sept. 28 event.

September 21, 2016
DOC evacuated as a result of strong paint fumes
DOC evacuated as a result of strong paint fumes

Building and parking structure were deemed safe to re-enter by 2 p.m. Tuesday.

September 21, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Noah Wiedel, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Noah Wiedel, M.D.

His father's work as a physician inspired Dr. Wiedel.

September 21, 2016
The Alliance in Focus: Emma Fanning
The Alliance in Focus: Emma Fanning

Elkhorn High senior says UNMC program has already changed her life.

September 21, 2016
United Way, Day 10: Why I am a supporter
United Way, Day 10: Why I am a supporter

Omaha native has seen United Way's local impact.

September 21, 2016
UNMC students named NASA Nebraska Fellows
UNMC students named NASA Nebraska Fellows

Jamie Gehringer, Trent Werner and Melissa Parks honored for their research efforts.

September 21, 2016
Women and cardiovascular disease focus of lecture
Women and cardiovascular disease focus of lecture

Annual Anna Marie Jensen Cramer Memorial Lectureship will be held Oct. 5.

September 21, 2016
Cancer center marks new hires
Cancer center marks new hires

A VIP reception was held for the new colleagues last week.

September 20, 2016
Fall Learn@Lunch Series kicks off Sept. 27

Topic will be "Making a Difference: Volunteering in Omaha."

September 20, 2016
LiveGreen: Daily Rate Flex Parking update
LiveGreen: Daily Rate Flex Parking update

Changes made to daily rate flex parking include stalls moved back after construction, more stalls added.

September 20, 2016
Management Series still accepting applications
Management Series still accepting applications

Professional development experience is designed for UNMC supervisors, managers and administrators.

September 20, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Scott Madden, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Scott Madden, M.D.

Dr. Madden also will be a faculty physician in the Nebraska Medicine Bellevue emergency room.

September 20, 2016
New position to boost house officer well-being
New position to boost house officer well-being

UNMC veteran Susan Smith will help mitigate the effects of stress and prevent burnout.

September 20, 2016
Under the microscope: New cancer radiation therapy, startup company
Under the microscope: New cancer radiation therapy, startup company

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Sam Al-Murrani, Ph.D., founder of a successful startup through UNeMed that will receive national recognition today.

September 20, 2016
United Way, Day 9: Trae's story
United Way, Day 9: Trae's story

United Way-funded Hope Center helped young man turn his life around.

September 20, 2016
Campus nets Safety Award for seat belt usage
Campus nets Safety Award for seat belt usage

Colleagues were monitored when entering parking lots.

September 19, 2016
Construction update
Construction update

Beginning Wednesday, west access to the Lot 2 parking structure will be closed.

September 19, 2016
Designs approved for simulation training facility
Designs approved for simulation training facility

Facility will transform health education, while creating new jobs and boosting state's economy.

September 19, 2016
Eppley's Cindy Plate is Gold U winner
Eppley's Cindy Plate is Gold U winner

Temp job turned into stellar career for Eppley administrator.

September 19, 2016
Nebraska Food for Health Center announced
Nebraska Food for Health Center announced

Multidisciplinary center will bring together strengths in agriculture and medicine from throughout the university system.

September 19, 2016
Remembering - Jimmy Graves
Remembering - Jimmy Graves

Burial mass today for former campus security officer.

September 19, 2016
Under the microscope: United Way drive
Under the microscope: United Way drive

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and Aileen Warren, vice chancellor for human resources, discuss the United Way fund drive.

September 19, 2016
United Way, Day 8: Prize winners
United Way, Day 8: Prize winners

First prize winners for UNMC's United Way campaign announced.

September 19, 2016
BHECN spearheads new SAMHSA webinar effort
BHECN spearheads new SAMHSA webinar effort

New series highlights innovative behavioral health workforce development practices.

September 16, 2016
Recognizing Constitution Day
Recognizing Constitution Day

Learn about the founding fathers who didn't sign the Constitution and other facts about the document.

September 16, 2016
Register today for the eHealth Challenge
Register today for the eHealth Challenge

Only a few days remain to register for the eHealth Challenge, which begins Monday.

September 16, 2016
Retirement counseling available on campus
Retirement counseling available on campus

One-on-one counseling available by appointment.

September 16, 2016
United Way, Day 5: First prize drawing today

A pair of Husker football tickets will be given away to one campaign participant.

September 16, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 16, 2016
Library presents inside look at publishing process

Publishers, editors will share information at Oct. 13 event.

September 15, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Daniel Hershberger, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Daniel Hershberger, M.D.

Pulmonary and critical care specialist's goal is to help patients through tough times.

September 15, 2016
Nominations sought for Impact in Education Awards
Nominations sought for Impact in Education Awards

Nominations will close on Oct. 14 for inaugural education awards.

September 15, 2016
Under the microscope: Compliance
Under the microscope: Compliance

Sarah Gloden Carlson, J.D., UNMC's new chief compliance officer, sits down with Dr. Gold to discuss the importance of compliance within the university.

September 15, 2016
United Way, Day 4: How do we stack up?
United Way, Day 4: How do we stack up?

As the 2016 campaign nears the end of its first week, here is a college/unit breakdown of participation.

September 15, 2016
UNMC to pilot new learning management system
UNMC to pilot new learning management system

Canvas by Instructure will be assessed at UNMC this year.

September 15, 2016
Dr. Sisson to lead off new lunch series
Dr. Sisson to lead off new lunch series

First presentation focuses on use of figures to communicate research results.

September 14, 2016
MMI backers helped enable ENABLE
MMI backers helped enable ENABLE

MMI staff, board members worked to pass legislation, institute program.

September 14, 2016
Still time to join the eHealth Challenge
Still time to join the eHealth Challenge

New six-week program designed to create healthier lifestyles.

September 14, 2016
Support on hand as Apple effort continues
Support on hand as Apple effort continues

Faculty members can count on support from colleges, committee as Apple Digital Campus initiative continues.

September 14, 2016
Thank an Environmental Services worker this week
Thank an Environmental Services worker this week

It's National Health Care Environmental Services Week.

September 14, 2016
United Way, Day 3: Why I am a supporter
United Way, Day 3: Why I am a supporter

Denise Britigan, Ph.D., calls United Way a change-maker in improving community health.

September 14, 2016
Dr. Wadman named chair of emergency medicine
Dr. Wadman named chair of emergency medicine

Dr. Wadman's appointment is effective Oct. 15.

September 13, 2016
Explore the history of prohibition in Omaha
Explore the history of prohibition in Omaha

Today's Durham speaker will give sneak peek at "Homebrew: A Spirited History of Omaha" exhibition.

September 13, 2016
LiveGreen: A bike when you need it
LiveGreen: A bike when you need it

Heartland B-cycle seeks your input as they expand services.

September 13, 2016
Research group aims to help Alzheimer's Association
Research group aims to help Alzheimer's Association

UNMC group "Care Ecosystem" holding bake sale, attending fundraising walk this month.

September 13, 2016
United Way, Day 2: Nicole's story
United Way, Day 2: Nicole's story

An abusive and nearly deadly relationship sent Nicole to Phoenix House, a United Way-funded domestic violence shelter.

September 13, 2016
College of Dentistry supports Special Olympics
College of Dentistry supports Special Olympics

Faculty, students turn out to give dental screenings to athletes.

September 12, 2016
MMI's LEND program to continue making a difference
MMI's LEND program to continue making a difference

LEND provides interdisciplinary training opportunities for students who show leadership potential.

September 12, 2016
Strength, motivation theme of Wellness Conference
Strength, motivation theme of Wellness Conference

Registration now open for Omaha Women's Health and Wellness Conference on Oct. 7.

September 12, 2016
United way campaign kicks off today
United way campaign kicks off today

Campaign will run through Sept. 30, with a goal to raise $160,000.

September 12, 2016
UNMC partners with Film Streams for 'Viva' showing
UNMC partners with Film Streams for 'Viva' showing

Tuesday event is part of the film series CINEMATECA 16.

September 12, 2016
UNMC students offer 'penny for your thoughts'
UNMC students offer 'penny for your thoughts'

Campaign aims to raise awareness of mental illness.

September 12, 2016
Volunteers needed for parking focus groups
Volunteers needed for parking focus groups

Groups will address current and future parking issues for the medical center campus in midtown Omaha.

September 12, 2016
Distance no factor for Continuing Nursing Education
Distance no factor for Continuing Nursing Education

Office's use distance learning is paying off in bigger crowds across the state.

September 09, 2016
Feedback sought on accreditation self-study
Feedback sought on accreditation self-study

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to review UNMC's assurance argument.

September 09, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Tedd Welniak, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Tedd Welniak, M.D.

New emergency medicine faculty member has worked at Madison Square Garden, Yankee Stadium.

September 09, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 09, 2016
Village Pointe opens radiology, relocates Olson Center satellite clinic
Village Pointe opens radiology, relocates Olson Center satellite clinic

Health fair set for Sept. 24 at Village Pointe.

September 09, 2016
Lookin' at U - Gwen Porter
Lookin' at U - Gwen Porter

College of Nursing Northern Division office associate supports staff, styles hair and is waiting for her second grandchild.

September 08, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Matthew Garlinghouse, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Matthew Garlinghouse, Ph.D.

Encounter as an EMT led new researcher to neuropsychology.

September 08, 2016
Sessions explore new employee assistance program

Register for informational presentations on how Arbor Family Counseling will help the UNMC community.

September 08, 2016
Student privacy paramount at UNMC
Student privacy paramount at UNMC

All faculty and staff must be aware of regulations related to appropriate release of student information.

September 08, 2016
UNMC enrollment sets record for 16th straight year
UNMC enrollment sets record for 16th straight year

Enrollment increases by 1.9 percent to 3,861 students.

September 08, 2016
Call for nominations for UNMC research awards
Call for nominations for UNMC research awards

Nominees sought for Scientist Laureate, Research Leadership, Distinguished Scientist and New Investigator awards.

September 07, 2016
Car seats focus of Olson Center event
Car seats focus of Olson Center event

Denise Lynes of the Nebraska Medicine NICU will speak on Sept. 20.

September 07, 2016
Explore the history of Prohibition in Omaha
Explore the history of Prohibition in Omaha

Durham speaker will discuss new exhibition, "Homebrew: A Spirited History of Omaha," at Sept. 13 event.

September 07, 2016
Preparedness Fair today

Fair kicks off several National Preparedness Month activities planned for September.

September 07, 2016
Program provides launchpad for teaching success
Program provides launchpad for teaching success

Registration open for new Interprofessional Academy of Educators' program.

September 07, 2016
United Way campaign begins next week
United Way campaign begins next week

This year, UNMC has an employee participation goal of 50 percent and a monetary goal of $160,000.

September 07, 2016
LiveGreen: Executive Sustainability Council
LiveGreen: Executive Sustainability Council

Executive Sustainability Council has its first meeting, charged with Sustainability Master Plan.

September 06, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Sarah Malik, M.B.B.S.
New faculty spotlight: Sarah Malik, M.B.B.S.

Internal medicine physician seeks to make a positive change in people's lives.

September 06, 2016
New Health Disparities Pilot Grant launched
New Health Disparities Pilot Grant launched

Applications due on Sept. 15 for grant supporting the Healthy People 2020 Initiative.

September 06, 2016
Remembering - Shelton Hendricks, Ph.D.

Memorial service is set for Sept. 10.

September 06, 2016
Scotts to be honored by Press Club on Sept. 22
Scotts to be honored by Press Club on Sept. 22

Omaha philanthropic couple's generosity has transformed the UNMC campus.

September 06, 2016
Under the microscope: Discussing accreditation
Under the microscope: Discussing accreditation

Dr. Gold and James Turpen, Ph.D., discuss the Higher Learning Commission and UNMC's accreditation.

September 06, 2016
Four named to key biopreparedness positions
Four named to key biopreparedness positions

Following the retirement of Phil Smith, M.D., four assume leadership roles.

September 02, 2016
Internal medicine marks mentoring program milestone
Internal medicine marks mentoring program milestone

Department's formal mentoring program marked end of inaugural year in August.

September 02, 2016
Legislative candidate Vargas tours UNMC
Legislative candidate Vargas tours UNMC

Candidate says UNMC is "doing amazing work in the community."

September 02, 2016
Student spotlight: Hailey L'Heureux
Student spotlight: Hailey L'Heureux

Unforgettable nurse made impression that led to a calling.

September 02, 2016
Two UNeMed startups to receive national recognition
Two UNeMed startups to receive national recognition

National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer recognizes Calidum Inc. and Orion BioScience Inc.

September 02, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 02, 2016
Adopt healthier habits with the eHealth Challenge
Adopt healthier habits with the eHealth Challenge

New six-week program designed to create healthier lifestyles.

September 01, 2016
Applications being accepted for Management Series
Applications being accepted for Management Series

Professional development experience is designed for UNMC supervisors, managers and administrators.

September 01, 2016
City Council approves iEXCEL funding
City Council approves iEXCEL funding

City will invest in infrastructure changes around a new medical simulation training facility.

September 01, 2016
Focus groups to discuss campus parking
Focus groups to discuss campus parking

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine faculty, staff and students may volunteer to participate in any of the sessions.

September 01, 2016
Lookin' at U - Melissa Goede
Lookin' at U - Melissa Goede

Administrative associate a music buff who also enjoys rooting on Iowa State.

September 01, 2016
Twelve nurses named as emerging leaders

Med center nurses make Nebraska Action Coalition's 40 Under 40 Award.

September 01, 2016
UNMC hosts gathering of cardiovascular scientists
UNMC hosts gathering of cardiovascular scientists

Inaugural American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Editors Scientific Conference to be held here on Sept. 8

September 01, 2016