Read the stories below to learn more about our people, programs and projects that are creating a healthier state.
Inspired to Serve by Today's Healthcare Heroes
For UNK pre-nursing students like Maci Kroupa, seeing the heroism demonstrated by today’s healthcare workers only strengthens their decision to join the profession.read maci's story
Transforming Surgeries with a Robotic Platform
A company founded by UNL faculty member Shane Farritor is moving steadily towards FDA approval of a miniaturized, first-of-its-kind surgical robot that will transform abdominal surgeries.Read Shane's story
Training and Educating Frontline Workers
Millions of frontline workers across the world are performing nasal swabs to detect COVID-19—a procedure they may not be familiar with. A team at UNMC, including Dr. Christie Barnes, has created an advanced training model to help improve swabbing skills.read christie's story
Creating Diversity in Omaha's Physician Population
Urban Health Opportunities Program (UHOP)
UHOP’s goal: to crack the mold from which most physicians emerge. Program director Paul Davis says they aim to produce more doctors from minority groups, who can speak foreign languages and have a passion for working in low-income areas.read paul's story
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