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About HEROES


Emergency Preparedness training and education for healthcare providers and students across the state of Nebraska, and beyond. HEROES is an interdisciplinary approach to biological, chemical, radiological and natural disaster emergencies. Spearheaded by the UNMC College of Nursing, we collaborate with the College of Medicine, College of Allied Health Professions and the Center for Preparedness Education.

Funded through a University of Nebraska programs of Excellence Grant, HEROES provides education through its website and Mobile Simulation Unit.

HEROES Personnel


Connie Miller, HEROES Program Director

Connie Miller, RN, PhD

Program Director
College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Brittany Nordby, HEROES Project Coordinator

Brittany Nordby, RN, BSN

Project Coordinator
College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Stephen Smith, HEROES Instructional Technologist

Stephen Smith

Instructional Technologist
College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Beth Beam, HEROES Project Consultant

Beth Beam, RN, PhD

Project Consultant
College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center

HEROES Consultants


Philip W. Smith

Phillip W. Smith, M.D.

Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Sharon Medcalf

Sharon Medcalf, PhD, MEd, RN

Co-Director for the Center for Preparedness Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center