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Bill O’Neill, M.A., Director
Room 3010, Building Services Center
Campus ZIP 5230 • E-mail:

The mission of the UNMC Department of Public Relations is to advance UNMC as a world-class academic health science center through communication and advocacy. To express the vitality of UNMC, the Department of Public Relations promotes UNMC research breakthroughs, clinical and educational advances and community service to local, regional and national audiences. The department builds relationships with Nebraskans and beyond to generate support and advocacy for the university. UNMC prides itself on being a comprehensive source of health information and, as part of this mission, Public Relations responds to media requests for experts, educated opinions and local angles to national news. Beyond traditional media relations, the department tells UNMC’s story through publications, websites, social media, events and marketing. The result: Greater enthusiasm for UNMC and its relevancy to the world.