Tag: #CommunityOutreach

Dr. Rupp Comments on COVID-19 and Avian Flu on Rural Heath Matters

A few weeks ago, we proudly shared that our Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Mark Rupp, was honored with the 2024 Bartee Advocacy of Science Award, which is given to a UNMC scientist who exemplifies and lives out a commitment to community engagement. Illustrating this commitment to public science and medicine outreach, Dr. Rupp recently appeared on Rural Health Matters with the University of Nebraska President Dr. Jeffrey Gold to discuss the current state of COVID-19, avian influenza, and Lyme disease.

May 8, 2024

UNMC ID in the Community: Blankets for Those in Need

Every fall, the UNMC student-led organization Fostering the Future sponsors a project to create blankets for foster children, women and children at shelters, refugee families, children undergoing long-term medical treatments, and adults undergoing chemotherapy. This year, the UNMC ID Specialty Care Clinic decided to get into the holiday spirit and join the fun by cutting and tying fleece blankets for donation to youth in foster care with help from Project Everlast, Project Harmony, Partnership 4 Kids, and the Omaha Police Department. The SCC Client Services Team tied the blankets (pictured right).

Dec 13, 2023