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APEx student recognized locally for work on emergency preparedness projects

Online Applied Practice Experience (APEx) student, Elise Lowe, MD, has been recognized in her community for work related to her APEx project. Elise was featured by the local news in Cody, Wyo. where she is working in the community on her project focused on emergency preparedness. For the project, Elise is working with the Emergency […]

Jul 20, 2022

Simulation: Patient evacuation from Shoshone River, Wyoming.

Nebraskans recognized as defenders of public health with inaugural award

Two Nebraskans have been recognized with the 2022 Public Health Defender Award. The award, in its inaugural year, recognizes rising public health practice leaders who exemplify an unwavering commitment to health equity and social justice, and have spoken truth to power. Through demonstrated leadership, they are creating conditions for all communities to be healthy and […]

Jun 23, 2022

2022 Nebraska Public Health Defender Award recipients

Dr. Rautiainen Focuses on Agricultural Health and Safety

Spotlight on Research at COPH “Farmer run over and pinned under rear wheel of a tractor,” “Rancher knocked down by a cow while moving cattle on ranch,” “Two workers overcome by toxic gases when pumping manure between lagoons.” These are examples of serious agricultural injuries in Nebraska last year. Agriculture is the most hazardous industry […]

Dec 15, 2011

Four public health projects receive dean’s grants

by Elizabeth Kumru, UNMC public relations Four public health projects received start-up money from the Mutual Fund, a new program created in the UNMC College of Public Health with funding from Dean Ayman El-Mohandes, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., M.P.H. The $10,000, one-year grants are designed to stimulate collaboration between College of Public Health faculty and community partners […]

Oct 12, 2011