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Dr. Dzewaltowski new chair in activity, nutrition, obesity prevention
Dr. Dzewaltowski new chair in activity, nutrition, obesity prevention

UNMC, Buffett Institute announce position, which links university and communities in support of young children's health and development.

January 23, 2017
Final 'Ouch' workshop set for today
Final 'Ouch' workshop set for today

Training is designed to create a dialogue among employees in a respectful manner.

January 23, 2017
New email encryption software begins Wednesday
New email encryption software begins Wednesday

Users will see some cosmetic changes with new software.

January 23, 2017
Online staff performance evaluations in ADIS open Feb. 1
Online staff performance evaluations in ADIS open Feb. 1

Department of Human Resources teamed with ITS to enhance online evaluations.

January 23, 2017
Organizers hope skating event brings internal inquiries
Organizers hope skating event brings internal inquiries

Skating social Tuesday aims to encourage medical students to explore careers in general internal medicine.

January 23, 2017
Local brewer to speak on Omaha's history of beer
Local brewer to speak on Omaha's history of beer

Bill Baburek is owner of Infusion Brewing Company, Crescent Moon, Huberhause and Beertopia.

January 20, 2017
MMI's Beyersdorf receives national recognition
MMI's Beyersdorf receives national recognition

Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy names her outstanding pediatric clinical practitioner for 2016.

January 20, 2017
Registration open for 2017 Pediatric Symposium
Registration open for 2017 Pediatric Symposium

Symposium to focus on pediatric eye, ear, nose and throat care.

January 20, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 20, 2017
UNMC History: College of Medicine centennial sculpture
UNMC History: College of Medicine centennial sculpture

Commemorative sculpture still stands on campus.

January 20, 2017
Lookin' at U - Nicole Baker
Lookin' at U - Nicole Baker

Clinical dental hygiene instructor sees courage in many aspects of her work.

January 19, 2017
Music as Medicine performance at noon today
Music as Medicine performance at noon today

Omaha Chamber Music Society trio will perform at noon.

January 19, 2017
Nursing online program ranked with nation's best
Nursing online program ranked with nation's best

UNMC College of Nursing online graduate program ranked among best by U.S. News & World Report.

January 19, 2017
U S. Attorney's Office offers panel on professional liability
U S. Attorney's Office offers panel on professional liability

Presentation to be held on Jan. 31.

January 19, 2017
Dr. Khan to speak during 'Mind Your Mind Week'
Dr. Khan to speak during 'Mind Your Mind Week'

Brent Khan, Ed.D., will present a lecture on resiliency and relaxation techniques at noon today.

January 18, 2017
Gender  identity and employees in the workplace
Gender identity and employees in the workplace

Feb. 9 presentation will be held at UNMC Center for Nursing Science on Omaha campus.

January 18, 2017
NIH trials seeing successful recruitment
NIH trials seeing successful recruitment

Cyrus Desouza, M.B.B.S., is site director for two multicenter trials through the National Institutes of Health.

January 18, 2017
Speaker will address culture's impact on health care
Speaker will address culture's impact on health care

Alexander Rödlach, Ph.D., will speak Jan. 27 on "Culture, Clinical Care, and Intercultural Competence."

January 18, 2017
Under the microscope: Training for highly infectious diseases
Under the microscope: Training for highly infectious diseases

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Chris Kratochvil, M.D., about a $19.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

January 18, 2017
Call for papers: new simulation track
Call for papers: new simulation track

Papers are due Jan. 29 for May conference.

January 17, 2017
LiveGreen: Ride your bike to work? In January?
LiveGreen: Ride your bike to work? In January?

One colleague rides every day to promote health and save money.

January 17, 2017
Research Leadership: B. Timothy Baxter, M.D.
Research Leadership: B. Timothy Baxter, M.D.

Dr. Baxter's research focus is on abdominal aortic aneurysms.

January 17, 2017
Research Leadership: Robert Lewis, Ph.D.
Research Leadership: Robert Lewis, Ph.D.

Dr. Lewis' research focus is colon cancer.

January 17, 2017
Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., honored as Scientist Laureate
Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., honored as Scientist Laureate

Dr. Kielian and other UNMC researchers will be honored at a ceremony today.

January 17, 2017
UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 27-28
UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 27-28

Now in its seventh year at UNMC, 24-hour ice skating event has raised more than $155,000.

January 17, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Melissa Tibbits, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Melissa Tibbits, Ph.D.

Dr. Tibbits' research focus is on interventions that promote healthy child and adolescent development.

January 16, 2017
Jerre Tritsch: Community Service to Research
Jerre Tritsch: Community Service to Research

Tritsch serves an essential role with the Institutional Review Board.

January 16, 2017
Nebraska Medicine, UNMC to hold health equity event
Nebraska Medicine, UNMC to hold health equity event

Registration still open for Jan. 25 conference.

January 16, 2017
President Bounds to speak at UNMC forum
President Bounds to speak at UNMC forum

Event will be held at 8 a.m. Jan. 30.

January 16, 2017
Retirement reception Thursday for Johnnie Hackley
Retirement reception Thursday for Johnnie Hackley

Hackley will retire after 37 years at UNMC.

January 16, 2017
Today's MLK event cancelled due to weather
Today's MLK event cancelled due to weather

Noon event will not be held.

January 16, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist Matthew Rizzo, M.D.

Dr. Rizzo's research focuses on human neurocognitive performance across laboratory and real-world settings.

January 13, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Thayer's research focus is to investigate genes that may contribute to the initiation, progression and regulation of pancreatic cancer.

January 13, 2017
Public health leaders to make 'listening tour'
Public health leaders to make 'listening tour'

College officials will meet with health departments in York, Grand Island, Hastings, Holdrege, McCook and North Platte.

January 13, 2017
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 13, 2017
Denim for Disabilities to begin next week
Denim for Disabilities to begin next week

The event supports recreational therapy programming at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

January 12, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Joseph Norman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Joseph Norman, Ph.D.

Dr. Norman's research explores using physical exercise to improve the physiologic response and quality of life of individuals with cardiopulmonary disorders.

January 12, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Larisa Poluektova, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Larisa Poluektova, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Poluektova works to improve basic and translational studies for human immune system and infectious diseases.

January 12, 2017
Dr. Larsen to lead grant writing  boot camp Jan. 27
Dr. Larsen to lead grant writing boot camp Jan. 27

Vice chancellor for research will be joined by Howard Fox, M.D., Ph.D., and others for event.

January 12, 2017
Kari Byron to headline 2017 Nebraska Science Festival
Kari Byron to headline 2017 Nebraska Science Festival

Keynote speaker is host of popular reality-based science shows.

January 12, 2017
Next Music as Medicine set for Jan. 19
Next Music as Medicine set for Jan. 19

Omaha Chamber Music Society musicians to perform at free concert.

January 12, 2017
Probiotics subject of  next Olson Center brown bag
Probiotics subject of next Olson Center brown bag

Registered dietitian Meghan McLarney of the Nebraska Medicine Diabetes Center will speak on Jan. 17.

January 12, 2017
Retirement reception today for Laurie Alvoid
Retirement reception today for Laurie Alvoid

Alvoid will be retiring after 29 years in the UNMC Accounts Payable Department

January 12, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D.

Dr. Michaud aims to understand how arthritis and arthritis treatments affect people over time and how best to measure this impact.

January 11, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Mark Mailliard, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist Mark Mailliard, M.D.

Dr. Mailliard's research focuses on hepatitis C infection.

January 11, 2017
Registration open for Feb. 28 well-being event
Registration open for Feb. 28 well-being event

Event will help attendees strengthen resilience, well-being in face of challenging health care environment.

January 11, 2017
Sen. Quick tours UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Sen. Quick tours UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

"This facility is going to help a lot of people," Quick says.

January 11, 2017
Signing marks effort to explore new partnerships
Signing marks effort to explore new partnerships

Delegation from Capital Medical University in Beijing pleased to collaborate with UNMC.

January 11, 2017
Under the microscope: Training the Physicians of Tomorrow
Under the microscope: Training the Physicians of Tomorrow

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Kelly Caverzagie, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine and chair of the Curriculum Committee for Training the Physicians of Tomorrow.

January 11, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Rongshi Li, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Rongshi Li, Ph.D.

Dr. Li's research focus is on antibiotic and anti-cancer drug discovery.

January 10, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kutty's research focus is on myocardial function and ultrasonic contrast.

January 10, 2017
Feedback sought on breast cancer survivor program
Feedback sought on breast cancer survivor program

Researchers are asking rural survivors for insight into an Internet-based support program.

January 10, 2017
LiveGreen: TravelSmart for good health
LiveGreen: TravelSmart for good health

TravelSmart participants save money, increase health, improve environment.

January 10, 2017
MEG team seeks subjects for research studies
MEG team seeks subjects for research studies

Magnetoencephalography has led to a better understanding of diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and others.

January 10, 2017
MMI theater camp expands opportunities for clients
MMI theater camp expands opportunities for clients

Friday's performance the culmination of a successful new collaborative effort.

January 10, 2017
Workshops aim to stop stereotyping
Workshops aim to stop stereotyping

Training is designed to create a dialogue among employees in a respectful manner.

January 10, 2017
Distinguished Scientist Maneesh Jain, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist Maneesh Jain, Ph.D.

Dr. Jain's research focus is on pancreatic cancer.

January 09, 2017
Guest speaker to discuss health records 'in the cloud'
Guest speaker to discuss health records 'in the cloud'

Lynn Johnson, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan, will speak at noon this Thursday.

January 09, 2017
New Investigator Wanfen Xiong, M.D., Ph.D.
New Investigator Wanfen Xiong, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Xiong's research aims to develop strategies to prevent aortic aneurysm formation.

January 09, 2017
UNMC neonatal training in China could save lives
UNMC neonatal training in China could save lives

Ann Anderson Berry, M.D., Ph.D., traveled to China to provide simulation training on neonatal resuscitation.

January 09, 2017
Wilhelm named CFO of University of Nebraska Foundation
Wilhelm named CFO of University of Nebraska Foundation

Wilhelm's experience includes a variety of executive leadership positions for public and private corporations.

January 09, 2017
Wine is topic of Tuesday's Omaha Science Cafe
Wine is topic of Tuesday's Omaha Science Cafe

Advanced wine steward and V. Mertz manager Matthew Brown to speak.

January 09, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Sean Tubens, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Sean Tubens, M.D.

Dr. Tubens is an assistant professor of obstetrics/gynecology.

January 06, 2017
New Investigator Hanjun Wang, M.D.
New Investigator Hanjun Wang, M.D.

Dr. Wang's research focus is on cardiovascular diseases.

January 06, 2017
New Investigator Jessica Snowden, M.D.
New Investigator Jessica Snowden, M.D.

Dr. Snowden's research aims to identify strategies to target the immune system in treatment of some pediatric infections.

January 06, 2017
UNMC aids search for new cardiovascular disease treatment
UNMC aids search for new cardiovascular disease treatment

Seven universities involved in consortium, including UCLA, Caltech, Harvard and Oxford.

January 06, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 06, 2017
David O'Dell, M.D., is inaugural Educator Laureate
David O'Dell, M.D., is inaugural Educator Laureate

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office will hold its inaugural Impact in Education Awards on Feb. 10.

January 05, 2017
Foundations for Success nominations still open
Foundations for Success nominations still open

Career development and networking series returns in February.

January 05, 2017
New Investigator Kim Scarsi, Pharm.D.
New Investigator Kim Scarsi, Pharm.D.

Dr. Scarsi's research focus is HIV pharmacotherapy.

January 05, 2017
New Investigator Mariano Sanchez-Lockhart, Ph.D.
New Investigator Mariano Sanchez-Lockhart, Ph.D.

Dr. Sanchez-Lockhart's research focuses on infectious diseases, immune responses and vaccination.

January 05, 2017
Apple Education Showcase set for Jan. 12
Apple Education Showcase set for Jan. 12

"Exploration in Education" is the theme for the event.

January 04, 2017
Community honors longtime UNMC, Omaha champion
Community honors longtime UNMC, Omaha champion

Terry Moore recognized by community leaders.

January 04, 2017
New Investigator R. Katherine Hyde, Ph.D.
New Investigator R. Katherine Hyde, Ph.D.

Dr. Hyde works to identify new drug targets and treatments for patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

January 04, 2017
New Investigator Sung-Ho Huh, Ph.D.
New Investigator Sung-Ho Huh, Ph.D.

Dr. Huh's research will improve understanding of organ development and provide molecules necessary for normal development and repair.

January 04, 2017
Retirement tea Thursday for Leni Rauschenberg
Retirement tea Thursday for Leni Rauschenberg

Event is open to the UNMC community.

January 04, 2017
Dr. Carithers takes nursing leadership role at Kearney
Dr. Carithers takes nursing leadership role at Kearney

Cathrin Carithers, D.N.P., has been named assistant dean for the UNMC College of Nursing Kearney Division.

January 03, 2017
LiveGreen: Indoor air quality
LiveGreen: Indoor air quality

Winter months increases risk for indoor air quality concerns and carbon monoxide.

January 03, 2017
New Investigator Laura Bilek, Ph.D.
New Investigator Laura Bilek, Ph.D.

Dr. Bilek's research focus is chronic disease prevention.

January 03, 2017
New Investigator Martin Conda Sheridan, Ph.D.
New Investigator Martin Conda Sheridan, Ph.D.

Dr. Conda Sheridan's research focus is nanotherapeutics.

January 03, 2017
Retirement tea Jan. 4 for Renee Fordyce-Boyer
Retirement tea Jan. 4 for Renee Fordyce-Boyer

Human genetics laboratory manager to retire after 41 years at UNMC.

January 03, 2017
RWJF grants look for faculty teamwork
RWJF grants look for faculty teamwork

Application period for grants, which seek to create a culture of health in local communities, begins Wednesday.

January 03, 2017