Month: August 2018

Students want to teach healthy eating habits

In March, a group of medical students, residents, and faculty met to discuss how good nutrition habits can help with psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, and stress management. They called the program, “The Teaching Kitchen.” Second-year medical student Max Lydiatt joined the group right away and has played a role in developing the group’s […]

Aug 7, 2018

Bridge Clinic provides quick support for recently discharged patients

Last month, Dr. Marley Doyle, UNMC Division Director of Adult Outpatient Psychiatry, started a bridge clinic, which helps recently discharged hospital and emergency room patients schedule a follow-up visit. “This bridge clinic will help them transition to outpatient care,” Dr. Doyle said. “Often the wait time is very long, so the bridge clinic is meant […]

Aug 7, 2018

Spotlight: Cindy Sands

Cindy Sands started at UNMC in 1999. With her friendly smile, Cindy has greeted hundreds of patients at the front desk. When she’s not working with patients, Cindy has helped out with medical records. This year, she accepted the role of Operations Lead within the Department of Psychiatry. In her new role, Sands will be […]

Aug 7, 2018

Dr. Magnuson discusses telehealth with Journal Star

Last month, UNMC Associate Professor and Geriatric Psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Magnuson spoke with the Lincoln Journal Star about the growing use of telehealth to combat the shortage of mental health providers in rural Nebraska. In the article, “Is telehealth the answer to Nebraska’s mental health care shortage?” Dr. Magnuson told reporter Riley Johnson that telehealth, […]

Aug 7, 2018

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