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217 UNMC students to receive diplomas during commencement ceremonies

Diplomas will be conferred on 217 UNMC students during ceremonies next week in Omaha.

Diplomas will be conferred on 217 University of Nebraska Medical Center students during ceremonies next week in Omaha.

In Omaha, a ceremony will be held for students graduating from the Colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Medicine, School of Allied Health Professions, and the Graduate College on Friday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. in the Joslyn Art Museum Witherspoon Concert Hall.

Below is a list of students and their hometowns.

 

UNMC College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bancroft -- Jennifer Glissman Bierbaum

Cambridge -- Amy Lewandowski

Cozad -- April Werner Hoffman

Grand Island -- Stacy Cook

Lincoln -- Hillary Stark

Norfolk -- Reba Middleton

North Platte -- Leah Hutchison

Omaha -- Maureen Braun, Mark Darby, Theresa Pedersen Kinnison, Harvey Springer

Osmond -- Julie Johnson Schultze

North Platte -- Jordan  Blackledge

 

Elk River, MN -- Travis Hargreaves

 

UNMC College of Nursing

Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing

Schuyler -- Bryan Gall

Manning, IA -- Sue Gruhn Gehling

 

Graduate College

Master of Science in Nursing

Alliance -- Maribeth Conrad

Hastings -- Scott Reineke

Lincoln -- Cory Rabe

Omaha -- Sara McNeil Banzhaf, Michelle Bottrell, Sarah Hicks, Michele Kramer, Alison Meyer, Jerry Mapes Patry

Papillion -- Elizabeth Wolfe

St. Paul -- Michelle Wilbeck Schiel

Wood Lake -- Murlene Nollmeyer Osburn

 

UNMC College of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Lincoln -- Nancy Hong

Omaha -- James Keblesh

 

UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

Bachelor of Science

North Platte -- Travis Shearer

 

Ft. Smith, AR -- Joshua Pearcy

Lake Havasu City, AZ -- Jeffrey Pearson

Garden Grove, CA -- Michael Roach

Glendale, CA -- Scott Dombroski

Redding, CA -- Bryan Malcolm

San Diego, CA -- Daniel Normandin

Milford, CT -- Vincent Sciortino

Hialeah, FL -- Eduardo Linares

Lakeland, FL -- Daniel O'Connor

Melbourne, FL -- Brian Bowman

Miami, FL -- Michael Bassart

Niceville, FL -- Amanda Hensley

St. Petersburg, FL -- Anthony Sopczak

Atlanta, GA -- Bernard Toney Jr.

Snellville, GA -- Eboni Jackson

Lewiston, ID -- Thomas Koehler

Mountain Home, ID -- William Howard

Rockford, IL -- Nicole Parquette

Sterling, IL -- Anne Ripsky

Fort Wayne, IN -- Robert Greener

Bowling Green, KY -- Nicholas Basham

Russellville, KY -- Stephen Netherland

Dartmouth, MA -- Sean Sylvia

Clinton, MD -- Russell Marcus

Berwick, ME -- Jason Bond

Grand Rapids, MI -- Adam Kishman

Pontiac, MI -- Ronald Smith III

Cottage Grove, MN -- Jeffrey Wallace

Ellington, MO -- Jared Dement

Trenton, MO -- Cleeton Crawford

Ocean Springs, MS -- Kristen Block

Billings, MT -- William Smith II

Tamworth, NH -- John Tennis

Los Lunas, NM -- Beau Taylor

Cleveland, OH -- Catrina Moore

Grafton, OH -- Andre Takacs

Medina, OH -- Patrick Donnelly

Camden, SC -- Jeffrey Brown

Myrtle Beach, SC -- Benjamin Thompson

Sioux Falls, SD -- Jeffrey Barslou

Chico, TX -- Jason Hood

Copperas Cove, TX -- Raymond Collier

Denison, TX -- Alfred Douglas

Fort Worth, TX -- Christy-Lynne McGinnis

Lubbock, TX -- Andrew Brown

San Antonio, TX -- Theodore Marley

Salt Lake City, UT -- Eric Atkinson

West Jordan, UT -- Broghan Enright

Fredericksburg, VA -- Christopher Wright

Newport News, VA -- Travis Johnson

Richmond, VA -- Cheryl Washington

Mead, WA -- Mikaela McManus

Port Ochard, WA -- Nathan Sims

Elkhorn, WI -- Matthew Reeves

Madison, WI -- Mark Warren

Watertown, WI -- Jeffrey Maurer

West Bend, WI -- Tanya Zimmerman Anderson

 

Canada  -- Gail Ross

 

UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science

Houston, MO -- Noah Gantnier

 

UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology

Kearney -- Jessica Umberger

Omaha -- Melanie Jones Miller

Papillion -- Erin Kreifels

 

Duson, LA -- Charles Fontenot

East Troy, WI -- Sandra Smith Muchka

Sheridan, WY -- Kimberly LaBreck Meisel

 

UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

Master of Perfusion Science

Concord, NH -- Daniel Anderson

Cooperstown, NY -- Thomas Rusk

Lockport, NY -- Desiree Bonadonna

 

UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Adams -- Hannah Jessen

Axtell -- Nicole Hoffmann

Bellevue -- Christine Clerc

Bridgeport -- Joshua Dean

Byron -- Shannon Buster (With High Distinction)

Cambridge -- Lisa Minnick, Alysia Mowry

Chambers -- Brienna Cameron (With Highest Distinction)

Crofton -- Samantha Kube

Fremont -- Nicole Alexander

Grand Island -- Jessica Harden, Kylie Roe

Hastings -- Kelsey Hohlen

Kearney -- Alexa Grzywa

LaVista -- Trisha Gall

Lincoln -- Cortney Boeck, Laura Pearson

Minatare -- Joshua Garza

Nebraska City -- Holly DeVorss

Omaha -- Abigail Daum (With Distinction), Emma Edwards, Sarah Guinane (With Distinction), Racheal McMahon, Kelsey Stoysich, Marnie Thrasher, Sarah Zalaznik

Osmond -- Rachel Gubbels

Plainview -- Steven Peterson

Randolph -- Claudia Balta

Seward -- Leah Friedrich

Tilden -- Adam Schapmann

West Point -- Kylee Lindstedt

 

Garden Grove, CA -- Sheri Smith

Hanford, CA -- Jean Pigford, Jr.

Pomona, CA -- Eden Tefera

Rancho Cucamonga, CA -- Zabiullah Nessary

Stevenson Ranch, CA -- Sonia Nodal

Torrance, CA -- Gayle Sakaguchi

Tustin, CA -- Christina Berry

Denver, CO -- Melanie Diprofio

Stafford Springs, CT -- Michele Schultz

Orlando, FL -- Melvin Oxendine II

Fayetteville, GA -- Melinda Armstrong

Powder Springs, GA -- Erica Farrar

Sanborn, IA -- Amber Krikke (With Distinction)

Treynor, IA -- Elizabeth Hansen

West Des Moines, IA -- Adrienne Dickmeyer

Burley, ID -- Nancy Smith

Morton, IL -- Constance Sword

Derby, KS -- Christopher Hayes

McPherson, KS -- Chelsea Richardson (With High Distinction)

Benton, LA -- Ashley Vick

Norton, MA -- W. Mackie

AuGres, MI -- Jennifer Horton

Westland, MI -- Kevin Prater

Dellwood, MN -- Rebecca Pine

Worthington, MN -- Mikaela Dierks

Fort Bragg, NC -- Winnie Paul

Greensboro, NC -- Valery Kepley

Bismarck, ND -- Abbey Effertz (With Distinction)

Englevale, ND -- Stacey Spilovoy

Hamilton, NJ -- Howard Buls

Buffalo, NY -- Jason Henry

Dix Hills, NY -- Grace DeGregorio

Mount Sinai, NY -- Anna Weber

Spencerport, NY -- Arthur Arieno

Staten Island, NY -- Linda Aanonsen

Akron, OH -- Brandon Mooney

Cleveland, OH -- Michael Peterson

Lima, OH -- Toby Tippie

Tiffin, OH -- Todd Hills

Waynesville, OH -- Shirley Mirisciotti

Alburtis, PA -- Laurie Wilson

Lake Norden, SD -- Kari Jo Carlson

Sioux Falls, SD -- Elisabeth Powell

wagner, SD -- Deborah Hubley

Dallas, TX -- Cynthia Chernyakhovsky

Killeen, TX -- James Adams

Richmond, TX -- Joycelyn Gordon

Brookfield, WI -- Heidi Schmidt (With High Distinction)

Plover, WI -- Dean Seavecki

Athens, WV -- Gene Bailey, Jr.

 

Canada  -- Mark McLennan

Canada  -- Raymond Racine

 

Graduate College

Master of Public Health

Omaha -- Kathleen Gallagher Williams

Wynot -- Doris Burns

 

Graduate College

Master of Science

Burwell -- Melissa Thoene

Omaha -- Barbara Swore Fletcher

 

Buckingham, IA -- Charles Hay

Carroll, IA -- Calliste Reiling

Clear Lake, IA -- Adam Ahrens

Maryville, MO -- Sarah Scheffe Driskell

 

Graduate College

Doctor of Philosophy

Lincoln -- John-Martin Lowe

Omaha -- Maheswari Mukherjee, Matthew Northam

 

La Mirada, CA -- Ryan Kolb

San Jose, CA -- Rebecca Dogan

Santa Fe, NM -- Briana Ormsbee Golden

Northport, NY -- Monica Howard

Jackson, WI -- Christine Cutucache

 

China  -- Fu Chen, Lin Huang, Yi Zou

Egypt  -- Maha Mohamed Farid

India  -- Gautam Baheti, Parama Dey, Navneet Momi

 

UNMC College of Public Health

Certificate in Public Health

Sullivan, MO -- Audrey Strothkamp

 

College of Public Health

Master of Public Health

Lincoln -- Christine Hauschel

Omaha -- Scott Fuglei, Nicole Norlin Giron, Tegan Reed

Papillion -- Michele Kassmeier

 

Sioux Falls, SD -- Katherine Rolfsmeyer

 

Iraq  -- Jagar Jasem

Indonesia  -- Bernie Medise

India  -- Sheetal Sawant

Nigeria  -- Oyewale Shiyanbola

 

Through world-class research and patient care, UNMC generates breakthroughs that make life better for people throughout Nebraska and beyond. Its education programs train more health professionals than any other institution in the state. Learn more at unmc.edu.

 

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