- Interim Director & Community Liaison, Medical Humanities
Langan teaches a course at the UNO English Department titled Writing About Sickness and Health. He also teaches at UNO’s Urban Health Opportunities Program (UHOP) and the UNMC High School Alliance Health Sciences Enrichment Program. He serves as program development coordinator and poetry mentor at the UNO MFA in Writing program.
Creative ActivityLangan is the author of four collections of poetry and poems in numerous journals.
Langan is the founder and director of Seven Doctors Project, which he formed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2008. His healthcare-related service roles include serving on the Board of Directors of the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).
Professional Honors and Awards
Langan, whose background is in creative writing and public health administration, received the Paul Engle Postgraduate Fellowship from University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the James Michener Foundation; the Nebraska Individual Artist Fellowship; the Weldon Kees Award; the CDC and ATSDR Honor Award—Excellence in Partnering, Domestic; the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Honor Award Certificate.