- Health Sciences
A weeklong health sciences camp that introduces high school students to health care careers — a partnership between Creighton University and Arizona State University — will double its size thanks to a gift from the Burton Family Foundation.
In September, about 100 Creighton alumni, friends, faculty, staff and community leaders — including Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen and Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert — celebrated the opening of the CL and Rachel Werner Center.
One moment, Keith Vrbicky, MD’79, was in seemingly perfect health. The next, he was hooked up to a life-support system in the ICU, with his heart giving out (due to a rare, rapidly developing cardiovascular disorder) and other organs following suit.
The donor-driven CL and Rachel Werner Center for Health Sciences Education — which broke ground in 2021 — is student focused, with nearly every square foot of the facility dedicated to classrooms, collaboration and hands-on learning.
The School of Dentistry’s Extramural Education Program — started in 2008 — sends fourth-year dental students to 21 federally qualified health centers, tribal dental clinics and rural private practices in seven states.
A new scholarship program created by one of the largest gifts ever made to Creighton’s College of Nursing will help meet a critical need for Nebraska nursing leaders.
The newly named Dr. Richard J. Bellucci Translational Hearing Center continues the legacy of its legendary namesake by building on his work and training a new generation of researchers.
The District Medical Group (DMG) Scholarship will support four medical students every year to strengthen Creighton’s efforts to recruit and support Latino, Latina and Latinx students — as well as other students who come from low-income or underrepresented backgrounds.
Creighton's Cura Project, a program for and study of Omahans with Type 2 diabetes, aims to prove that the path to better health runs right through the pocketbook.