University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Outreach

CAPTURE Falls Team presents at virtual summit

Vicki Kennel, PhD, Dawn Venema, PhD, and Anne Skinner recently gave an invited presentation at a national conference due to their work on the CAPTURE Falls project. They presented, “Team Learning from Falls: A Safe Table,” at the Patient Safety Evaluation System 2022 Virtual Summit on May 25, 2022. The conference was jointly sponsored by […]

Jun 1, 2022

Fun at the Nebraska Science Festival

As part of the Nebraska Science Festival this year, Perris Scott and Kevin Howard from Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, and Assistant Professor and Chemistry Coordinator for Medical Laboratory Science Kevin McGuire hosted some fun activities at the Durham Museum. They handed out coloring sheets representing some of our health professions, and Mr. McGuire brought […]

May 12, 2022

May is Celiac Awareness Month

Celiac disease (CD) is a genetic autoimmune condition disease that mainly affects the gastrointestinal tract when gluten is ingested. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. When someone with CD eats gluten, the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged and is unable to absorb nutrients properly. In honor of Celiac Awareness […]

May 11, 2022