Month: July 2020

Dr. Ranum set to join UNMC faculty

Erin Ranum, MD, will join the UNMC faculty as an instructor this summer in the growing geriatric division. “We’re very happy to be joined by Dr. Erin Ranum (on August 17)! She has a longstanding relationship with the geriatric psychiatry division and will bring her enthusiasm and great patient care skills to our group,” said […]

July 31, 2020

Dr. Sheehan named new Clinical Chair of Ethics Committee

Psychiatrist Meghan Sheehan, MD, said she’s honored to have been named Clinical Chair of the Ethics Committee at Nebraska Medicine. “Medical ethics is a longstanding passion of mine. I enjoy the collaboration of a diverse group of colleagues, including ethicists, lawyers, administrators, patient advocates, and healthcare professionals in this important and challenging work,” Dr. Sheehan […]

July 31, 2020

Dr. Claudia Moore begins addiction medicine fellowship

Claudia Moore, MD, has worked in emergency medicine for twenty years, and it was two decades in the ER that pushed her to apply for the UNMC addiction medicine fellowship. In July, Dr. Moore became the second addiction medicine fellow. From 2006-2020, she worked at Nebraska Medicine in emergency medicine. From 2013-2019, she was the […]

July 31, 2020

Gearhart accepts new role as Ambulatory Supervisor in Department of Psychiatry

Phoebe Gearhart, RN, has been named Ambulatory Supervisor for the Department of Psychiatry. In Gearhart’s new role, she will provide direct supervision to the nursing staff, primary care technicians (PCT), medical schedulers, and Behavioral Health Connection staff.  “This position excited me as it is an opportunity to work with our team to help people grow […]

July 31, 2020

Psychiatry staff helps local charities

In May 2019, the Department of Psychiatry volunteered at three local non-profits as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic made on-site volunteering difficult, so staff members found other ways to help out. Here is a list of some of the donations of time and money from psychiatry faculty and staff: […]

July 31, 2020

Spotlight: Bonnie Dollen, LPN

Bonnie Dollen graduated from nursing school at Iowa Western. She has worked in cardiac care, vascular, surgery, family medicine and now psychiatry. She has been married for 28 years and has four kids, including triplets.   What are your job duties? I listen and support patients in need. I do whatever I can to help […]

July 8, 2020

Dr. Stacey Herbster joins UNMC faculty and PES staff

Dr. Stacey Herbster has moved back to Nebraska to help UNMC/Nebraska Medicine set up the new Adult Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES), scheduled to open on August 28. Dr. Herbster, who was hired as Assistant Medical Director of the PES, was born and raised in Nebraska before heading to South Dakota for medical school. She worked […]

July 8, 2020

Dr. Mark Fleisher retires from the Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Mark Fleisher has retired from the UNMC Department of Psychiatry, but the adult psychiatrist isn’t disappearing from Poynter Hall. On July 1, 2020, Dr. Fleisher was named Professor Emeritus at UNMC. While Dr. Fleisher will no longer be a full-time faculty member and clinician, he will be busy. “Within UNMC I continue to be […]

July 8, 2020

Psychiatry residents and addiction fellow settle in at UNMC

There are some new faces in the Department of Psychiatry. On June 30, four residents and one addiction fellow started their training at UNMC. This month, UNMC welcomed new residents Dr. Michaelyn Everhart, Dr. Matthew Kelly, Dr. Andi Ngo and Dr. Emily Royer. Dr. Ngo, who is also a trained pharmacist, attended the University of […]

July 8, 2020

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