Month: August 2021

Dr. Howard Liu discusses leading national organization during pandemic

Howard Liu, MD, MBA, has finished his one-year term as president of the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP). This national group consists of leaders of psychiatric education for first- to fourth-year medical students. Previously, Dr. Liu, Chair of the UNMC Department of Psychiatry, was the president-elect of ADMSEP as well […]

Aug 6, 2021

First-year residents get started

The Department of Psychiatry’s second residency class has arrived and begun their training. Thomas Bainter, MD; Logan Ford, MD; Max Lydiatt, MD; Bryndis Grissom, DO, and Tianqi (Nina) Luo, DO, started their internships on July 1 with their primary care rotations. Before settling into psychiatry, the residents will do one month of Family Medicine, one […]

Aug 6, 2021

Spotlight: Jhoanna Olmos

Jeysel “Jhoanna” Olmos was hired in June 2020 as the program associate for the newly created Office of Inclusion, headed by Adult Psychiatrist Dr. Sheritta Strong. What made you apply at UNMC? After graduating with my undergrad, I committed to applying only to places that allowed me to give to, or serve others. I remember […]

Aug 6, 2021

Research and Anxiety Subspeciality Treatment Clinic collaborate on project

The Department of Psychiatry’s Research Division and Anxiety Subspeciality Treatment Clinic (AnxST) will be working together on a study to help adults deal with stress. Department of Psychiatry Research Lead Brigette Vaughan, MSN, APRN-BC, NP, said the research team – headed by Lauren Edwards, MD – will start enrolling participants in late August or early […]

Aug 6, 2021

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