Category: UNMC

UNMC Physical Therapy Student says Studying at UNK was a ‘No Brainer’

Two continents. Three countries. Five states. Luis Reyes Mendieta’s road to the physical therapy program at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Kearney, Nebraska, has been anything but a direct path. So, what would lead a young man born in Honduras and who lived in Kenya for 10 years to Kearney?

Turning the Tide on Diabetes

Diabetes On Track seeks to improve diabetes care and prevention by piloting a new approach in two rural Nebraska communities. Launched this fall, the idea is for communities to tailor their own solutions through collaboration among health departments, health clinics, hospitals and community groups.

A Place of Hope and Healing

Five years after the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center opened its doors to patients, director Ken Cowan discusses the revolutionary strides made in cancer care at the state-of-the-art facility. “There’s no other cancer center built like this in the world,” he said.

The Kizer Ripple Effect

By Connie White Inspired by her dad’s MS diagnosis, UNMC student raises funds for research in hopes of someday finding a cure. Taylor Kizer wants

Charting a Course to Survival

By Ed Rider Cutting-edge Clinical Trials Provide New Hope for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer “You have pancreatic cancer.” These four words are among the