University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Cytotechnology

Donnelly takes U.S. cytology back to Greece

Ever wonder where the name Pap smear came from? The cytology field began with George Nicholas Papanicolaou, MD, and his development of screening for cervical cancer, or Pap smear. One of the first things our diagnostic cytology students learn is about Dr. Papanicolaou’s history and his birthplace in Kymi, Greece. But to our students and […]

May 7, 2024

Amber with the Mayor

Join the Alumni Association Online Community

Alumni and students now have a dedicated online community to connect for networking, mentoring, interprofessional groups, and discussion boards.   The community, UNMC Alumni Connections, is managed by the Alumni Relations Office and was created in partnership with industry leader, PeopleGrove. It was first made available to alumni earlier this month.  Individuals who are interested in […]

Apr 14, 2021

Welcome new faculty: Sarah Sprinkle

Sarah Sprinkle, BS, CT(ASCP)CM, recently joined our faculty in the Cytotechnology program. Here’s more about Sarah in her own words: I am a Nebraska native graduating from Millard South High school in Omaha and Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. For two summers, I participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program offered through the University of […]

Jul 7, 2020