Center for Humanities, Ethics and Society Faculty and Staff

Core Faculty:

Andrew Jameton, PhD Director of CHES; Professor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Courtesy Professor, College of Nursing, UNMC
Virginia Aita, RN, PhD Associate Professor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Rebecca Anderson, JD, MS, CGC Lead Consultant, Ethics Consultation Service, The Nebraska Medical Center: Associate Professor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Genetic Counselor, Monroe-Meyer Institute, UNMC
Ruth Stashefsky Margalit, MD Associate Professor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC

Faculty Associates:

N. Jean Amoura, MD, MSc Chair, Medical Ethics Committee, The Nebraska Medical Center; Vice-Chair, Institutional Review Board, UNMC; Director of Family Planning and Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nebraska Medical Center
James R. Anderson, PhD Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UNMC; Group Statistician, Children’s Oncology Group
Katherine Ankerson, IDEC, NCARB Associate Dean, College of Architecture, Professor, Interior Design, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Robert D. Bartee, MA Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, UNMC
Susan Beidler, PhD, MBE, APRN, BC Associate Professor and Director, Morehead Center for Nursing Practice, College of Nursing, UNMC
John A. Benson, Jr., MD Professor, Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology-Hepatology, College of Medicine, UNMC
Joseph S. Brown, PhD Schumacher Chair of Ethics, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
JoAnn Carrigan, PhD Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Nebraska at Omaha
R. Wayne Drummond, FAIA Dean, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Dean Collier, PharmD., BCPS Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, UNMC
Catherine Eberle, MD Associate Professor, Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Bruce Gordon, MD Chair, Institutional Review Board, UNMC: Professor, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, UNMC
Carl Greiner, MD Vice-Chair for Patient Safety and Director for Forensic Psychiatry, College of Medicine, UNMC; Professor Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, UNMC
Teresa Hartman, MS Associate Professor and Head of Education, McGoogan Library of Medicine, Academic Affairs, UNMC
Mary Helms, MS, MA Associate Professor & Associate Director, Library Resources & Technology, McGoogan Library of Medicine, UNMC
Tim Hemsath, AIA, NCARB, LEED® Accredited Professional Assistant Professor, Architecture, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Polly Hulme, APRN, PhD, FNP U Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner Area, College of Nursing, UNMC
Pamela R. Jones, PhD, MPH, RN Assistant Professor, Department of Community-Based Health, College of Nursing, UNMC; Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, UNMC
Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD Assistant Director, Psychopharmacology Research Consortium; Division Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Vice-Chair, Institutional Review Board, UNMC; Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics,, College of Medicine, UNMC
Charles H. Krobot, PharmD, RP Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, UNMC
Steve Langan, MFA Faculty, MFA in Writing Program, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Joan Latchaw, PhD Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Susan Lawrence, PhD Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
M. Patricia Leuschen, PhD Assistant Dean for Research Development for the School of Allied Health, College of Medicine, UNMC; Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Chair of the MSIA Program, UNMC; Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Anatomy, College of Medicine, UNMC; Courtesy Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurological Sciences, College of Medicine, UNMC
Daniel D. Lydiatt, MD Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UNMC; Director, Methodist Cancer Center, Omaha, NE
William M. Lydiatt, MD Director, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Section, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, UNMC; Faculty, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Omaha, NE
William Lyons, MD Assistant Professor and Fellowship Program Director, Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Marty Magee, MLS, MSA Assistant Professor and Nebraska/Education Liaison to the Midcontinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, McGoogan Library of Medicine, UNMC
Helen McIlvain, PhD Professor and Director, Research Division, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Mary McNamee, RN, PhD Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Associate Director for Student Recruitment, Director, Office of Student Equity and Multicultural Affairs, UNMC
Kyle Meyer, PhD, PT Associate Dean, School of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine, UNMC
Deborah Minter, PhD Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of English, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Robert Muelleman, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
James Newland, MD Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology/Microbiology, College of Medicine, UNMC
Myrna Newland, MD Director, Equity Office, UNMC; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, UNMC
Rubens Pamies, MD Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean for Graduate Studies, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Magda Peck, ScD Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and Professor, Public Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Director, Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute and Founder/Senior Advisor, CityMatCH
Linda Pratt, PhD Executive Vice-President and Provost, University of Nebraska; Professor of English, Department of English, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Ernest Prentice, PhD Executive Chair, Institutional Review Board, UNMC; Associate Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, UNMC; Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, College of Medicine, UNMC; Courtesy Professor, School of Public Health, UNMC
Michael F. Powell, MS, FASHP Executive Director, Pharmaceutical & Nutrition Care, Clinical Laboratory, Poison Control and Clinical Trials Services, The Nebraska Medical Center; Associate Professor and Vice Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, UNMC
Shireen Rajaram, PhD Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, College of Public Health, UNMC; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Debra Romberger, MD Professor, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC; member, Ethics Consultation Service, The Nebraska Medical Center; Associate Chief of Staff/Research at Omaha VAMC
Sheila Ryan, RN, PhD Professor, Charlotte Peck Lienemann and Alumni Distinguished Chair, Director of International Programs, College of Nursing, UNMC
John Schleicher, MA Assistant Professor and Head of Special Collections, McGoogan Library of Medicine, Academic Affairs, UNMC
Byers W. Shaw, Jr. MD Musselman Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, UNMC
Philip Smith, MD Director, Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness and Emerging Infection Diseases, College of Public Health, UNMC: Medical Director, Nebraska Medical Center Biocontainment Unit; Professor and Section Chief, Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC
Sonya Smith, EdD, JD Associate Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UNMC
Janice Tompkins, MPH, MT (ASCP) Director of Distance Education for the School of Allied Health Professions and Assistant Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, School of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine, UNMC
Nancy Woelfl, PhD Director, McGoogan Library of Medicine, UNMC
Todd A. Wyatt, MD Associate Professor, Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, UNMC; Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Section, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UNMC; Research Biochemist, Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Service

Administative Staff:

Debbie Baer
Email: dbaer@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-559-4325

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