Month: August 2019

Dr. Howard Liu co-authors paper on social media

Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Howard Liu has co-authored a paper to show how social media skills can increase professional development in psychiatry and medicine. Dr. Liu (Twitter handle: @DrHowardLiu) has long had a substantial presence on social media sites like Twitter and professional networking sites like LinkedIn. Currently, Dr. Liu has nearly 10,000 followers […]

August 15, 2019

Fourth-year medical student earns scholarship to attend major conference

UNMC fourth-year medical student Jessica Thai has made a point to attend as many national conferences as possible. She has presented research and will appear on panels and help lead discussions at upcoming conferences this year. Even at past conferences, attended solely as an attendee, she found that the mentorship and networking opportunities were well […]

August 15, 2019

Vicki Adolf still going strong after 35 years

Department of Psychiatry nurse Vicki Adolf says she’s seen more than 25,000 patient encounters since she started at Nebraska Medicine in 1984, and Dr. Steven Wengel says she probably remembers all of them. This year, Adolf, a nurse in the geriatric psychiatry, celebrated her 35th year with Nebraska Medicine. In her first years at Nebraska […]

August 15, 2019

Dr. Cates named Vice Chair for Clinical Services in Psychiatry

Nebraska Medicine Behavioral Health Director Dr. David Cates had added Vice Chair of Clinical Services for the Department of Psychiatry to his title. Dr. Cates succeeded Dr. Rebecca Wysoske, who had been the interim Vice Chair of Clinical Services. “Dr. Cates is one of those rare leaders who combines a sophisticated ability to analyze the […]

August 15, 2019