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Psychiatry

Dr. Daniel Gih named Vice-Chair of Education for Department of Psychiatry

Daniel Gih, MD, has been named Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Psychiatry, effective July 1, 2024. The role comes five years after Dr. Gih was named Director of Education for the department. During the five years, Dr. Gih oversaw the creation of a psychiatry residency program with six graduates and currently trains 19 […]

Jul 5, 2024

IOP adds additional group to meet demand

The Department of Psychiatry’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) continues to grow, with the IOP adding an in-person cohort to help patients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. On July 9, 2018, the Department of Psychiatry opened a new Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) clinic. The IOP clinic helps support the needs of individuals […]

Jul 5, 2024

Dr. Machal wins ADMSEP award

Riley Machal, MD, won the 2024 ADMSEP Devneil Vaidya Award, which spotlights her work at all three levels of medical education. In June, Dr. Machal received the award at the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP) Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Daniel Gih, MD, Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Psychiatry, […]

Jul 5, 2024

New residents arrive at Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry welcomed five new residents this month. Brittany Bamberg, MD, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine; Jacob Dines, DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Brett Jesse, MD, UNMC; Tony Le, MD, UNMC; and Jacob Moore, MD, UNMC, have started residency training. The five matched with UNMC on March 15, […]

Jul 5, 2024

Addiction Treatment Clinic continues growth

The Department of Psychiatry’s Addiction Treatment Clinic continues to grow. This spring, the Addiction Treatment Clinic (ATC) added services to help meet the ever-growing need for co-occurring treatment in our community.  In March, Raelyn Bracht, LIMHP, and Simon Brummond, LIMHP, started the Co-occurring Comprehensive Treatment (CCT) program. The 10-week program was established for patients struggling […]

Jul 5, 2024

AnxST clinic sees significant growth

The Department of Psychiatry’s Anxiety Subspecialty Treatment (AnxST) clinic has seen significant growth in the last six years, and its work has now been recognized at a national conference.  In 2018, Lauren Edwards, MD, and Justin Weeks, PhD, started the AnxST clinic to help patients and create an environment of learning. Dr. Edwards said there […]

May 30, 2024

Longtime psychiatry professor makes donation to help psychotherapy training

Longtime Department of Psychiatry Professor Carl Greiner, MD, made a significant donation to grow psychotherapy.  According to the University of Nebraska Foundation, the fund shall be used to support faculty, residents, or trainees interested in consultation-liaison (C/L), medical/psychiatry, or psychotherapy training in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. […]

May 30, 2024

Department celebrates four graduating residents

On May 17, 2024, the Department of Psychiatry gathered to celebrate the graduation of four residents.  The ceremony took place at Champions Run Golf Course in Omaha. Faculty, staff, friends, and family cheered as Matthew Kelly, MD; Andi Ngo, MD; and Emily Royer, MD, who graduated from the psychiatry residency program. Nina Luo, DO, was also […]

May 30, 2024

SPOTLIGHT: Harim Jeong

Clinical Research Associate Harim Jeong’s journey began in South Korea in the world of classical music, mastering the oboe and earning a master’s degree. However, her interest in computers led her to pursue a PhD in Computer Science with a focus on Human-Computer Interaction. During her PhD training, she studied digital therapeutics, developing digital treatments […]

Apr 2, 2024

Doyle, Gih become members of prestigious Academy College of Psychiatrists

Department of Psychiatry faculty members Marley Doyle, MD, and Daniel Gih, MD, became members of the prestigious American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). According to the ACP website, the American College of Psychiatrists comprises more than 750 psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in psychiatry and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership, or teaching. […]

Apr 2, 2024