Graduate Scholar Interview: Trey Andrews, PhD

Graduate Scholar Series: Trey Andrews, PhDTrey Andrews, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology in the Institute for Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He is also a recipient of the 2018 Great Plains IDeA CTR Scholar Award. Get more information on…

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Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information

Grant-funded COVID-19 registry to provide gold mine of information As the world watches, new information about COVID-19 is coming to light. The Great Plains Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Clinical & Translational Research (CTR) Network headquartered at UNMC has received a $180,000 grant to participate in a national effort…

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Scholar Dr. Hwang leads study to help teens control aggression

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scholar Dr. Hwang leads study to help teens control aggression Researchers from UNMC and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are collaborating on a $2.2 million study to advance treatment research for youths who experience anger outbursts, aggressive behavior and have difficulty regulating their…

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Scholar Dr. Bhatt helps update leukemia management guidelines

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scholar Dr. Bhatt helps update leukemia management guidelines Vijaya Raj Bhatt, MD, is part of an international panel that created guidelines on managing acute leukemias and myeloid neoplasms in COVID-19 times. Dr. Bhatt is an associate professor and medical director of the leukemia program in…

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Internal Medicine Hosts Virtual Mentoring Recognition Luncheon

Internal Medicine Hosts Virtual Mentoring Recognition Luncheon Shannon Boerner, M.D. This week, the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine hosted a virtual luncheon to honor participants in the New Faculty Mentoring Program (NFMP). "Mentoring is a key focus for academic physicians who have many competing demands on their time," said…

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New Director for the Tracking and Evaluation Core

New Director for the Tracking and Evaluation Core of the Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network Ingrid Philibert, PhD, MA, MBA is the incoming director for of Tracking and Evaluation (T&E) Core, starting July 1, 2020. She will be responsible for the evaluation design and the development of evaluation instruments…

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Preventing the Spread of Viruses: PPE Use
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Preventing the Spread of Viruses: PPE Use

What We Can Learn From Worksite Respiratory Protection You, your family members, employees, and coworkers can use the same respirators commonly used for agricultural dusts to also combat the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Common NIOSH-approved respirators for agricultural use include:Disposable N95/100 masks for dustReusable half-face mask with N100/P100 filters…

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Engagement and Dissemination Plan for Pilots

Strengthening Connections Between Research and Community To form an even stronger connection between the our supported researchers and the communities they work with, the Community Engagement and Outreach (CEO) Core has developed a formal template to be completed by researchers to do just that. Starting with the 2020…

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CRANE Summer Superuser Training Course

Summer 2020 CRANE Superuser Training Opportunity  The UNMC Clinical Research Analytics Environment (CRANE) consists of the policies, procedures, and technology to allow secondary use of Nebraska Medicine EHR data for research. The system is an IRB approved data registry. By removing all patient identifiers the resulting data set…

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