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Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Megan Allen, whose interests include behavioral health topics, such as suicide prevention and mental health policy. Q&A with Megan...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Specialist, Quinn Lewandowski, whose areas of interests include behavioral health and policy, statistics, mental and physical health, and...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Lindsey Button, who has a background in biology and currently works on several disaster behavioral health projects Q&A with Lindsey...
Be sure to check out Nebraska Youth Suicide Prevention on Facebook and Instagram stories, because from now until Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, we will be sharing pictures from around the PPC office as we all #take5tosavelives. You can do it too! Just follow this link to Take 5...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Manager, Janell Walther, whose work focuses on helping communicate complex ideas to publics and policymakers to improve decision-making. Q...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Design Specialist, Stacie Kotschwar, who leads our graphic design team. Q&A with Stacie Kotschwar: What is something you have learned from your...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Elizabeth Gleason, who has experience as a research analyst focusing on safety net and child support policy. Q&A with Elizabeth...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Specialist, Tarik Abdel-Monem, whose interests include state and local climate and public health policies, community engagement, and...
Congratulations to Amanda Parker, one of our recent undergraduate research assistants, on being selected as a NASA Space Grant Fellowship recipient! Amanda is currently a graduate assistant at the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska Omaha. As part of the NASA Space Grant...
This month, Senior Research Specialist Quinn Lewandowski appeared on the Aging Partners "Live & Learn" segment to talk about Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training in long-term care facilities around the state. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is managing a CDC​-funded grant with...
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 19th Annual Great Plains Disaster Behavioral Health Conference this month. We had over 200 participants this year! We would especially like to thank all our wonderful speakers for their engaging presentations on building resilience. Sheri Dawson...
Nebraska Today featured an article highlighting the one-year anniversary of the Nebraska Strong: Recovery Project and the six-month extension the project received to continue to provide crisis counseling and outreach to Nebraskans impacted by COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Director, Denise Bulling, whose research interests include behavioral health policy, disaster and homeland security issues, and threat...
In the aftermath of a suicide, those responding to the scene — loved ones and first responders — need care and information. In response, Nebraska is about to distribute wallet cards designed to be quickly available references for these tragic situations. The cards are a project by the University of...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Graphic Designer, Taylor Hays, who is a web developer and designer. Q&A with Taylor Hays: What is something you have learned from your work and...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Lisa Bowers, whose interests include social economics, community development and leadership, project management, and research design...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) has formed a three-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army Research Institute (ARI) to identify factors impacting the development of leadership identity in enlisted Army personnel. Dr. Mario Scalora and Dr. Denise Bulling of the PPC will be...
Diane Kennedy has announced that she will retire, effective July 15. Diane has served as executive assistant and office administrative team lead for the Public Policy Center for the last four years. During that time, she managed many of the day-to-day operations of the office, serving as our...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Coordinator, Khadijah Davis, whose interests include health law/policies, international relations, public health programming, and HIV research. Q...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Coordinator, Alyssa Sloane, whose interests include American foreign policy, international relations, and the protection of human rights and...