Lookin' at U - Catherine Cassel

Image with caption: Catherine Cassel
Catherine Cassel
Each Thursday, we randomly feature a medical center employee. This week, we learn more about Catherine Cassel, office associate in Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health.

  • Name: Catherine Cassel
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • No. of years at UNMC: One

Tell us a bit about what you do here at UNMC.
I work in the College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, where I assist the department chair, Terry Huang, Ph.D., and provide support to the director of graduate studies, Mo Siahpush, Ph.D., as well as other faculty and Ph.D. students. I also serve on the COPH Wellness Council.

Commitment to excellence is one of UNMC's brand values. Tell us of a time you witnessed a person or group committed to excellence at UNMC.
Every day the faculty in my department work hard to collaborate internally and externally for the betterment of public health.

What is your favorite fall activity?
I'm a big fan of being outside on a fall night relaxing by a fire pit.

List three things people may not know about you.

  • I have seven siblings who have given me 23 nieces and nephews.
  • I have a passion for cooking and entertaining and have even catered a wedding.
  • I'm a big fan of movies, especially romantic comedies.


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October 17, 2013 at 2:10 PM

It is a true pleasure working with Cathy. She always has a smile on her face. Nice write up Cathy. Keep up the great work! : )