University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Genetic Counseling

Share Your Colors on Feb 29 in Support of Rare Disease Day

by genetic counseling students Isabel Bullock and Karli Workman What is Rare Disease Day? Rare Disease Day is recognized on the last day of February each year. This year is particularly special since February 29th only comes around once every four years. Since it is the rarest day of the year, it is also the […]

Feb 28, 2024

Rare Disease Day Feb 29

Genetic Counselors Garner Recognition

Genetic Counseling Course Director Brianna Rezich was recently presented the Genetic Counseling 2022-2023 Outstanding Supervisor Award. This was given at the program level, but she will also be recognized at the Annual Conference for the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD) and at the annual education conference for the National Society of Genetic Counselors […]

Jun 15, 2023

May: Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

by Elizabeth McDonald Blume and Sydney Hubbard, second year genetic counseling students Ricky’s 65 RosesIn 1965 Ricky, a 4-year-old boy, inspired people for generations to come with one simple phrase, “65 roses.”1 Ricky used to listen to his mother Mary make dozens of phone calls to friends, neighbors, and community members. Mary was a volunteer […]

May 1, 2023