OneThousandOne represents the amount of time, verbally, that it takes to count to one second. In this one second of time, a great thing happened at Nebraska Medicine. In fact, several great things probably happened. A patient was cured, a researcher found the missing link, a nurse treated an injury, a doctor comforted a family or maybe a child just smiled.

Transplant Center

10/10 Finding Balance

Spring | Summer 2013
The pain that Rachel Smith felt just under her breastbone was like no pain she had ever felt before. It was debilitating pain; pain that caused her to drop to the floor unable to stand pain. On a scale of one to 10, it was a 10.

Lasting Impressions

Spring | Summer 2013
Michael Moulton, MD, recalls with admiration the first few times his eyes were opened to the field of medicine. He was a young child standing beside his grandfather, Gordon Schulz, MD. Today, Dr. Moulton serves as professor and chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Respected for his expertise in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, he leads the collaborative effort to design and launch a lung transplant program at The Nebraska Medical Center’s Transplant Center.

Good As Gold

Fall | Winter 2012
Thirteen-year-old Peter Jurich took home gold this summer after competing in swimming at the Transplant Games of America for the first time, just three summers after undergoing a liver transplant at The Nebraska Medical Center.

Surviving Against All Odds

Fall | Winter 2010
Stephanie Haines is in the prime of her life. At just 25 years old, success seems to follow her: the valedictorian of her high school class, the recipient of a full-ride college scholarship, two college degrees under her belt and a rising accountant at a large Omaha business.

Creating New Pathways in Treatment

Spring | Summer 2009
Since the inception of the liver transplant program in 1985, the surgical team that is one facet of the world-renowned liver disease program at The Nebraska Medical Center has performed 2,534 liver transplants.

Finding Fulfillment

Summer | Fall 2007
All babies spit up. That’s what Nolan Miller’s parents thought after they brought him home Sept. 20, 2003, two days after he was born.