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PHAN’s Annual Conference Save the Date!

posted April 6, 2017, 4:32 PM by

We’re looking forward to seeing you in person! PHAN’s 2017 Annual Conference is set for September at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. It will take place Thursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22. 
Mark your calendar now… more details will be…

Public Health Month … and the Nebraska Sesquicentennial!

posted April 6, 2017, 4:31 PM by

It’s time to celebrate! It’s Public Health Month in Nebraska *and* Nebraska’s 150th “birthday!” Coincidence? Well, we’ll leave that up to you to decide! What’s not a coincidence is that we have a great infographic to share, celebrating 150…


posted April 6, 2017, 4:31 PM by

… to Colleen Svoboda of Children’s Hospital. Colleen is taking the reigns not only in her new role at Children’s, but also as President Elect of the Public Health Association of Nebraska…. and we’re grateful!
Colleen Svoboda recently joined the…

April Declared Public Health Month in Nebraska

posted April 5, 2017, 12:54 PM by

Gov. Pete Ricketts has declared April Nebraska Public Health. The month starts tomorrow, April 1. It’s time to share why focusing on public health is so important to Nebraska.
Events are happening throughout Nebraska and throughout the United States. To…

Public health taking action as climate change heats up

posted January 10, 2017, 12:39 PM by

In July, scientists with NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies released a startling finding: Each of the first six months of 2016 were the warmest occurrences of their respective months in modern history.
Then in mid-November, as higher temperatures continued…

Medicaid Director Calder Lynch Elected to National Board

posted December 12, 2016, 9:42 AM by

LINCOLN— Calder Lynch, director of the Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD).

“Calder will serve…