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UNMC dermatology residency program receives accreditation
UNMC dermatology residency program receives accreditation

Accreditation will increase workforce of much needed specialty

January 28, 2020
Cognitive function in former football players is topic of Feb. 1 Science Cafe
Cognitive function in former football players is topic of Feb. 1 Science Cafe

Clinical neuropsychologist Lindy Fields, Ph.D., is featured speaker.

January 27, 2020
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's Disease at UNMC breaks record with $34,000 raised
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's Disease at UNMC breaks record with $34,000 raised

To date, the event has raised $244,000

January 27, 2020
Volunteer rural EMT appeals to citizens, legislature for state support
Volunteer rural EMT appeals to citizens, legislature for state support

By Kristi Jochum, Sutherland, Neb.

January 27, 2020
Susan Swindells, M.B.B.S., is 14th Scientist Laureate
Susan Swindells, M.B.B.S., is 14th Scientist Laureate

The award is the highest honor the University of Nebraska Medical Center bestows upon its researchers.

January 24, 2020
UNMC's statewide volunteer EMS training program seeks legislative support
UNMC's statewide volunteer EMS training program seeks legislative support

Committee hearing on LB 761 is set for Jan. 27

January 24, 2020
NExT: A Nebraska Transformational Project
NExT: A Nebraska Transformational Project

A "once-in-a-generation" opportunity, NExT would build the med center's educational, training, research, clinical and all hazard disaster response space - and catapult Nebraska into national and international prominence.

January 23, 2020
UNMC study will explore sleep disorders in adolescents
UNMC study will explore sleep disorders in adolescents

Children with ADHD and autism are particularly affected by sleep disorders.

January 23, 2020
Red Cross seeks volunteers for two-day exercise
Red Cross seeks volunteers for two-day exercise

Volunteers will include members of disability community.

January 22, 2020
UNMC expert helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy
UNMC expert helps set record straight on unproven sepsis therapy

Editorial published in major medical journal

January 22, 2020
UNMC's Sheritta Strong, M.D., named interim director of inclusion
UNMC's Sheritta Strong, M.D., named interim director of inclusion

Dr. Strong, a psychiatrist, is a leader in undergraduate medical education at UNMC. She is co-director of medical student education for the department of psychiatry, coordinating all aspects of pre-clinical psychiatry training at UNMC.

January 20, 2020
Carl B. Camras, M.D., Memorial Lecture celebrates Glaucoma Awareness Month
Carl B. Camras, M.D., Memorial Lecture celebrates Glaucoma Awareness Month

The lecture was part of the Truhlsen Eye Institute Distinguished Lecture Series and was hosted by the UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

January 17, 2020
UNMC sets another record for research funding at just over $138 million
UNMC sets another record for research funding at just over $138 million

Recruitment of outstanding scientists cited as key to growth

January 15, 2020
All-American gymnast Anthony Stephenson embarks on medical school career
All-American gymnast Anthony Stephenson embarks on medical school career

Anthony Stephenson will receive the NCAA Top Ten Athlete award on Jan. 22.

January 14, 2020
UNMC College of Nursing ranks among nation's best online programs
UNMC College of Nursing ranks among nation's best online programs

The college offers a variety of master's and doctoral of nursing practice degree specialties that use online and other teaching formats.

January 14, 2020
UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 24-25
UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 24-25

24-hour ice skating event - now in its 10th year at UNMC - has raised more than $210,000

January 14, 2020
UNMC names Emily McElroy as dean of McGoogan Library
UNMC names Emily McElroy as dean of McGoogan Library

Library serves UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of the state.

January 13, 2020
UNMC/Nebraska Medicine to host annual Martin Luther King Jr. event Jan. 20
UNMC/Nebraska Medicine to host annual Martin Luther King Jr. event Jan. 20

Dell Gines, senior community development advisory with Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, is featured speaker.

January 10, 2020
Creation of UNMC Division of Allergy and Immunology reflects growing demand
Creation of UNMC Division of Allergy and Immunology reflects growing demand

A native of Grand Island, Nebraska, Dr. Poole received her medical degree in 1999 at UNMC and completed her internal medicine residency in 2002 at Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

January 09, 2020
Dr. Jeff Harrison named chair of UNMC Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Jeff Harrison named chair of UNMC Department of Family Medicine

Succeeds Dr. Michael Sitorius who held the post for 30 years

January 08, 2020
Glaucoma expert to speak during UNMC Camras Lecture Jan. 16
Glaucoma expert to speak during UNMC Camras Lecture Jan. 16

Talk targeted to area ophthalmologists

January 08, 2020