Month: May 2019

Volunteer month kicks off

This month, members of the Department of Psychiatry will volunteer at three non-profit organizations as a way of giving back the community. On Thursday, May 2, thirteen members of the Department of Psychiatry worked at the Heart Ministry Center, a North Omaha non-profit started forty years ago to provide food, clothing, shelter, and financial assistance […]

May 10, 2019

Brotzel helps with public policy

Nick Brotzel has been hired by the UNMC Department of Psychiatry to handle the numerous public policy issues dealing with the department. Brotzel will be spending one day a week with psychiatry and will join the department’s leadership team as its community engagement director. Along with his new role in psychiatry, Brotzel is also a […]

May 10, 2019

Dr. Thomsen signs with UNMC

Dr. Mark Thomsen will join the UNMC Department of Psychiatry faculty on July 31. While he could have left Omaha after his residency, he said it was an easy decision to stay in Nebraska. “Omaha is home,” Dr. Thomsen said. “My wife and I have family here and we want to raise our children here. […]

May 10, 2019

Spotlight: Fred Garvey

Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychiatry Fred Garvey graduated from Creighton Prep and studied psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University. In May, he attended the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy Conference at Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Hotel and presented a poster titled, “Pharmacological Interventions for Aggression, Irritability, and Disruptive Behavior in Pediatric Populations – […]

May 10, 2019