Month: June 2019

SPOTLIGHT: Debbie Randolph

Debbie Randolph is a medical receptionist who works on the third floor (child and adolescent) at Poynter Hall. This month, she was spotlighted for helping nurses and providers with CMM (covermymeds) forms. Clinic Manager Maggie Milner said Debbie accepted a task outside her job duties, and she volunteered to help out while we are short […]

Jun 5, 2019

Lindeman attends research conference to promote UNMC study

First-year medical student Christopher Lindeman attended the Society of Biographical Psychiatry Conference last month as a member of Dr. Soonjo Hwang’s research team. “Our poster presentation at the conference SOBP (society of biological psychiatry) went very well, and our M1 medical student Chris has been essential in preparing the poster,” said Dr. Hwang, UNMC Department […]

Jun 5, 2019

Dr. Burke provides oral history

UNMC Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Howard Liu has a strong interest in capturing the history of the department. To catalog the past century of behavioral health at UNMC, the department and the McGoogan Library of Medicine will film current and former members of the psychiatry department sharing oral histories of their time at UNMC. […]

Jun 5, 2019

Pittock discusses new role, future of social work in the department

When Debi Pittock joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2015, she was the only full-time therapist. Four years later, the division has grown to 12 therapists, and she has been named Social Work Lead. In her new role, she will organize the growing division as well as attend leadership meetings to keep fellow therapists informed […]

Jun 5, 2019

Psychiatry Department receives monthly honor for volunteer work

On May 29, 2019, twelve members of the Department of Psychiatry weeded, mulched and picked up garbage at a park in North Omaha as part of Keep Omaha Beautiful. For all of their hard work, representatives from Keep Omaha Beautiful named the Department of Psychiatry its Volunteers of the Month. The non-profit organization will feature […]

Jun 5, 2019