UNMC for the record

by UNMC public relations staff | July 08, 2011

Below is a list of achievements, activities and happenings involving UNMC staff, faculty and students.

John Mitchell, a laboratory assistant at UNMC, is one of eight students to receive a $3,000 stipend from The Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation for a research fellowship. The stipends were awarded at the Vascular Annual Meeting in Chicago last month.

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Renaisa Anthony, M.D., M.P.H.
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Virginia Tilden, D.N.Sc.
Renaisa Anthony, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor and deputy director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities in the College of Public Health, recently graduated from the 33rd class of Leadership Omaha, a 10-month program that provides participants with an overview of community issues as a way to develop effective leaders who will strengthen and transform the community.

Faculty, alumni, friends and colleagues honored Virginia Tilden, D.N.Sc., recently by creating the Virginia Tilden Leadership Award Fund to continue her work of cultivating effective leaders. Dr. Tilden, emerita dean, retired June 30 after almost eight years as dean of the UNMC College of Nursing. The award will be used for leadership training for deserving faculty. The fund was established through the University of Nebraska Foundation and is fully endowed.

Tina Scott-Mordhorst, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association. Dr. Scott-Mordhorst is a 1991 graduate of UNO and a 1995 graduate of the UNMC College of Medicine.

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