David A. Crouse, Ph.D., is board president of Nebraska Cures, a nonprofit that supports, promotes and advocates for health science research and education. He is a retired emeritus professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology & Anatomy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He also served in senior executive administrative roles for his last 15 years at UNMC.
In 1982, Nebraska took a crucial step in the fight against cancer by establishing its cancer registry. This repository of information on cancer cases, encompassing details such as cancer type, severity and patient demographics, was envisioned as a vital tool to reduce cancer incidence and deaths. Fast forward to the present, and the importance of […]