Media Inquiries

To arrange interviews with Madonna experts or request an interview with a patient, please contact the Madonna Marketing and PR Department:

Call 402.413.4291 or email MarketingandPR@madonna.org.

Brian Pickering
Director of Marketing and Communications

Elie Mapes
Marketing Communications Specialist

Shelia Burchess 
Marketing Project Manager

Tami Rudder
Marketing, Media and PR Specialist

Lora Ullerich
Marketing, Media and PR Specialist

Marjorie Sturgeon
Marketing, Media and PR Specialist

News

Nebraska trucker with nerve damage considers this adaptive technology a ‘game changer’

7/19/2017 5:01 PM | Patient Stories

Keith Rader is a truck driver who improvised the way he lived life after suffering permanent nerve damage to his right hand. That’s now changed after a Madonna occupational therapist introduced him to a new piece of technology. Keith says it’s a game changer that fits like a glove.

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Della Costa Night Out a delicious success

7/17/2017 10:43 AM | Foundation News

Great things happen when you mix mouth-watering coastal Mediterranean food with generous Madonna friends.

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Child survives after spending hours trapped in hot van (KETV)

7/6/2017 8:25 AM | In the News

“The fact that we’ve seen such a quick response is impressive,” Dr. Adam Kafka said, describing a toddler’s recovery after suffering a brain injury caused by heat. KETV talked to her parents and shared their warning.

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Two-year-old recovering after Barbie Jeep accident (KOLN)

6/30/2017 9:30 AM | In the News

Karissa Dugan, of Wichita, Kansas, talks with KOLN 1011 News about her 2-year-old daughter's recovery from a traumatic brain injury after falling from a motorized toy Jeep.

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Madonna Foundation thanks Give to Lincoln Day and Omaha Gives donors

6/29/2017 11:57 AM | Foundation News

Thank you to our donors!!! You gave $31,525 total to Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals during the Lincoln and Omaha Community Foundations’ giving days in May!

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An attitude of gratitude

6/28/2017 9:28 AM | Foundation News

A recent grateful patient shared his personal thanks with nine of his Madonna caregivers through the Madonna Angel Wings program.

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She survived the horrific shooting in Lennox. Now, she’s trying to get home (Argus Leader)

6/23/2017 4:03 PM | In the News

The Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, features 2017 Lincoln GOAL Awards recipient Kathy Steever, describing her recovery after surviving a workplace shooting.

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Independence Day is more than just a holiday at Madonna

6/22/2017 10:52 AM | Patient Stories, Press Releases

We’re celebrating stories of independence during the entire month of July – not just on Independence Day.

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Missouri man celebrates every milestone after severe car accident

6/16/2017 2:17 PM | Patient Stories

While at Madonna, Jacob Rickel and his family found reasons to celebrate, both large and small, as he recovered from a crash that left him with a traumatic brain injury.

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With motivation from Madonna staff, Kansas woman exceeds expectations

6/13/2017 2:41 PM | Patient Stories

Motivation is the driving force behind rehabilitation, but where patients find their motivation differs. Brandi Jecha, 25, says one of her biggest motivators was Physical Therapist Kristi Rocole.

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