A Day in the Life at UNMC

How Healthy U saved my life: Part II

Penni

Penni Davis is a grant protocol associate who has been at UNMC for 14 years. She is a mother of two and has been married to her husband – “a wonderful man,” Penni says – for almost 30 years. On June 14, Penni and her husband Sean met with Justin Westervelt, M.D., to get the results of her kidney biopsy. The report was not good… Continue Reading

How Healthy U saved my life: Part III

Penni Davis is a grant protocol associate who has been at UNMC for 14 years. She is a mother of two and has been married to her husband – “a wonderful man,” Penni says – for almost 30 years. On July 1, Penni, buoyed by her faith, the prayers of her friends and the good work of her doctors and the other health professionals at… Continue Reading

How Healthy U saved my life

Penni Davis is a grant protocol associate who has been at UNMC for 14 years. She is a mother of two and has been married to her husband, Sean – “a wonderful man,” Penni says – for almost 30 years. On May 10, feeling absolutely fine, Penni went in to have her annual checkup. The following is what happened next . . . May 10,… Continue Reading

Camp Munroe verdict: 'I love having fun'

I’m sitting at my desk writing. My son is sitting at my desk, drawing and answering questions from my co-workers. It’s Friday afternoon, and because of a child-care scheduling snafu, I’ve picked Tommy up from his last day at the Munroe-Meyer Institute’s Camp Munroe and brought him back to the office. How was camp? “It was good.” What did you do? “I don’t know, but… Continue Reading