Amy Clark

Amy Clark
Amy Clark
PhD

Dean of Health Professions

Contact Information:

  • Phone: (402) 354-7024
  • Address
  • 720 North 87th Street
  • Riley Leinart Center, Office 2026
  • Omaha, NE 68114

Education
BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University
MSW, University of Nebraska - Omaha
PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

General Background
Dr. Amy Clark currently serves as the Dean of Health Professions at Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, NE.  In her role as Dean she oversees 19 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in the health professions division. She is responsible for ensuring that the Allied Health Programs offered at NMC maintain their accreditation standards, enhance the student educational experience on campus and online through leadership of faculty and staff, strategic planning, curricular quality and efficiency, program integrity, and student satisfaction.

As a licensed mental health practitioner, Dr. Clark has practiced as a Medical Social Worker at UNMC and Methodist Hospitals.  In her role as a Medical Social Worker, Amy worked with both pediatric and adult populations in the outpatient and inpatient settings.  As a member of the Bone Marrow Transplant Team, Dr. Clark conducted evaluations and provided counseling services to patients and their families.   Amy has presented at local, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics within her field of study.

Awards
2011 Alice Frost Howard Graduate Student Research Fellowship
2011 Excellence in Teaching Award, Clarkson College Faculty Senate
2010 University of Nebraska Sociology Department Graduate Travel Award
2009 Ogle Fellowship for Research
2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Clarkson College Faculty Senate

Notable publications/presentations
Tichenor, Veronica, Julia McQuillan, Arthur L. Greil, Andrew Bedrous, Amy M. Clark, Karina M. Shreffler Forthcoming. "Motherhoods, Meanings, and Race/Ethnicity Among Women in the United States". Gender & Society.