Month: July 2021

Brigette Vaughan named chair of UNMC IRB-02

Department of Psychiatry Clinical Research Manager Brigette Vaughan, MSN, APRN-BC, NP, has been named Chair of the UNMC IRB-02. UNMC’s IRB is composed of members from various scientific disciplines and the community who serve to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects in research. IRB-02 is one of two standing adult boards and meets […]

July 6, 2021

Spotlight: Ji-Woo Suk, PhD

Ji-Woo Suk, PhD, was born and raised in Daejeon, South Korea. She received her doctoral degree in Neuropsychology from Chungnam National University. She worked at the Korean Basic Science Institute as a researcher and Honam University as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. What are your job duties/title at UNMC? I am a postdoctoral research associate […]

July 6, 2021

Omaha chapter of NAMI donates books to PES

The Omaha chapter of the non-profit NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) donated dozens of books to Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). NAMI board members delivered two full boxes of books to the PES on June 24. Last fall, the PES was opened to help treat emergency room patients with mental health and substance use issues. […]

July 6, 2021

Dr. Sara Zachman will join the UNMC faculty in August

Sara Zachman, MD, MPH, will return to Nebraska this summer after accepting a faculty position in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Zachman, an Omaha native, graduated from UNMC College of Medicine in 2016 before finishing her training at the University of Southern California and the Medical University of South Carolina. “I’m grateful to have been […]

July 6, 2021

Drs. Steven Wengel and Thomas Magnuson team with College of Public Health to promote wellness

Over the course of the 2021 winter and spring, Deborah Levy, PhD, co-director of the UNMC College of Public Health’s (CoPH) Center for Biosecurity, Bio-preparedness, & Emerging Infectious Diseases (CBBEID) invited Steven Wengel, MD, and Thomas Magnuson, MD, both Geriatric Psychiatrists from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Psychiatry Department, to collaborate with the […]

July 6, 2021