Combating sex trafficking with the help of tattoo artists

Shireen Rajaram, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion in the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center hosted a public meeting on May 23rd, 2019, to discuss the role that tattoo artists play in detecting and fighting sex trafficking.

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Research studio program offered to full-time faculty

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR coordinates a studio program which offers a dynamic and integrative way of increasing and improving the quality of clinical and translational research. This program was developed by Vanderbilt University, and has been implemented at various institutions across the country.

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Great Plains IDeA-CTR Highlights Current Pilot Awardees

The Great Plains IDeA-Clinical and Translational Research (GP IDeA-CTR) Network is recognizing pilot awardees who are currently working on projects to advance health across the region.

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Dr. Jophlin is Research Superstar

Loretta Jophlin, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, gave a 10-minute pitch about her research that netted her a one-year, $20,000 pilot grant.

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Our Partners at the NPCTU

The NPCTU is looking forward to a future where all of Nebraska’s children have access to innovative research opportunities, and where more rural providers are engaged in clinical trials.

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Health Priorities List

The CAB will readdress the Health Priority List every year as statistics and demographics change.

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Meet the Community Advisory Board

Our Community Advisory Board (CAB) is a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds and professions who are committed to assisting the Great Plains IDeA CTR Network in improving health outcomes in the region.

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Addressing Emotional Distress after Breast Cancer Diagnosis

About one-third of women with breast cancer experience significant enough distress that they feel anxious, depressed, and frequently distracted by thoughts of cancer.

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Dissemination and Implementation Science Workshops

One of the roles of the Community Advisory Board and the community engagement core is to help researchers prioritize research questions and plan for the movement of research into practice.

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