Olson Center Brown Bag Lecture Series

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Nebraska


Jeff Hamik, MS | Vector-Borne Disease Epidemiologist / Entomologist  Tammy Dawdy | Vector-Borne Disease Community Health Educator Halie Smith | Vector-Borne Disease Investigator

In this presentation staff from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Vector-Borne Disease Program will discuss ticks and tick-borne diseases of concern in Nebraska. They will look at tick biology and where ticks are found, detail the ticks of medical importance in the state and the diseases associated with them, and finally explore best practices in preventing tick bites and reducing disease risk.

Please pre-register here on Engage or email the Olson Women’s Health Resource Center at OlsonWHRC@unmc.edu. You can also call to register by calling the Olson Center at 402.559.6345. Viewing directions will be given to registrants prior to the brown bag presentation.

This lecture is free, however if you would like to obtain nursing credit, the cost is $10. Payment instructions will be given when you pre-register. Nursing credit can only be obtained for watching the live stream of the virtual presentation, not for viewing the recording after the event. Course ID: 23OL00014


Dial-In Information

Zoom instructions will be emailed prior to event 

Tuesday, March 21 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Health & Wellness


Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Public


College of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology


This lecture is free, however if you would like to obtain nursing credit, the cost is $10. 

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