University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Vol. 4 / Is. 01 Jan, 2014

Jim Stimpson, PhD

Faculty Highlight – Jim P. Stimpson, PhD, is the founding director of the UNMC Center for Health Policy, a tenured associate professor, and Graduate Program director in the Department of Health Services Research and Administration at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His disciplinary background is sociology, with specific training and expertise in health policy […]

Jan 15, 2014

Diptee Ojha

Student Highlight – Diptee Ojha is a PhD candidate in the Health Services Research, Administration, and Policy program in the Department of Health Services Research and Administration. She is originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. Diptee has  an undergraduate degree in dentistry from India and an MBA in health care management from Bellevue University. She currently lives […]

Jan 15, 2014

Nicole Carritt, MPH (Health Administration, 2006)

Alumni Highlight –Nicole Carritt graduated from the UNMC College of Public Health (COPH) with a Master of Public Health in Health Administration in 2006. Hometown – Missouri Valley, IA Current career position: I currently serve as the executive director of Project Extra Mile, a statewide nonprofit organization in Nebraska that works to prevent underage drinking, […]

Jan 15, 2014

Two COPH Students Receive Best Poster Awards at the 2013 Student Research Day

Spotlight on Research at COPH – Kelli Gruber, an MPH student in the epidemiology concentration, received the best poster award for her poster titled “Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon Cancer.” In her poster summary, Kelli noted the following: “Colorectal cancer (CRC) is ranked third for cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. In fact, […]

Jan 15, 2014

Family Dining

Public Health Community Advisory – Families in Omaha are answering a call to action: cook and eat more meals at home together. Sponsored through community collaborations, The Family Dining Challenge aims to support families to be healthier together through shared meals. Why Family Dining? As described by Marino and Butkus, family meals benefit children even […]

Jan 15, 2014

Fall 2013 MPH Graduates

Public Health Practice – In the fall 2013 semester, the following students completed their Service Learning/Capstone Experience to fulfill the requirements of the professional degree, Master of Public Health, at the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Congratulations to these professional students! Best wishes to them all in their chosen […]

Jan 15, 2014