Center for Reducing Health Disparities

UNMC For the Record Features CRHD’s Wayne Houston

Below is a list of achievements, activities and happenings involving UNMC staff, faculty and students.

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Wayne Houston

Wayne Houston, community outreach specialist in the College of Public Health’s Center for Reducing Health Disparities, received The American Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate Ambassador Award for his outstanding work in the area of community stroke awareness and education in Nebraska. The award was presented in New York at the Apollo Theatre.

Don Coulter, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, hematology and oncology, has received the Hobart E. Wiltse, M.D., Ph.D. Excellence in Medical Education Award. Dr. Wiltse was a legendary faculty member in the UNMC Department of Pediatrics known for his outstanding contributions to education.

During the recent School of Allied Health Professions’ Forum on Evidence-Based Medicine, 114 students and 12 faculty members presented 77 posters in three categories:

  • Clinical research;
  • Educational research; and
  • critical reviews.

SAHP students complete research or literature review projects as partial requirements for program completion and/or participation in state and national professional meetings.

Date Published: Friday, May 27, 2011