Carol S. Lomneth, PhD
Carol S. Lomneth, PhD

Carol S. Lomneth, PhD

School of Medicine, Omaha Campus


  • Gross Anatomy
  • Histology
  • Medical Education

Academic Appointments


  • Medical Education


  • Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Willett GM, Keim SA, Shostrom VK, Lomneth CS. An Anatomic Investigation of the Ober Test, Am J Sports Med, 44, 696-701, 2016
  • Kamenskiy AV, Dzenis YA, Kazmi SA, Pemberton MA, Pipinos II, Phillips NY, Herber
    K, Woodford T, Bowen RE, Lomneth CS, MacTaggart JN. Biaxial mechanical properties
    of the human thoracic and abdominal aorta, common carotid, subclavian, renal and
    common iliac arteries., Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 13, 1341-59, 2014
  • MacTaggart JN, Phillips NY, Lomneth CS, Pipinos II, Bowen R, Baxter BT, Johanning J,
    Longo GM, Desyatova AS, Moulton MJ, Dzenis YA, Kamenskiy AV. Three-dimensional
    bending, torsion and axial compression of the femoropopliteal artery during limb flexion, Journal of Biomechanics, 47, 2249-56, 2014
  • Kamenskiy AV, Pipinos II, Dzenis YA, Lomneth CS, Kazmi SA, Phillips NY,
    MacTaggart JN. Passive biaxial mechanical properties and in vivo axial pre-stretch of the
    diseased human femoropopliteal and tibial arteries., Acta Biomater, 10, 1301-13, 2014
  • Keim Janssen SA, VanderMeulen SP, Shostrom VK, Lomneth CS. Enhancement of
    anatomical learning and developing clinical competence of first-year medical and allied
    health profession students., Anatomical Sciences Education, 7, 181-90, 2014
  • Adhikari S, Zeger W, Wadman M, Walker R, Lomneth C. Assessment of a human
    cadaver model for training emergency medicine residents in the ultrasound diagnosis of
    pneumothorax., Biomed Res Int, 724050. 2014, 2014
  • Are C, Lomneth C, Stoddard H, Azarow K, Thompson JS. A preliminary review of a
    pilot curriculum to teach open surgical skills during general surgery residency with initial
    feedback., American Journal of Surgery, 204, 103-9, 2012
  • Wadman MC, Dierks TW, Branecki CE, Barthold CL, Hoffman LH, Lander L, Lomneth
    CS, Walker RA. Comparison of Airtraq optical laryngoscope and Storz video
    laryngoscope in a cadaver model, World Journel of Emergency Medicine, 2, 175-8, 2011
  • Wadman MC, Lomneth CS, Hoffman LH, Zeger WG, Lander L, Walker RA. Assessment
    of a new model for femoral ultrasound-guided central venous access procedural training:
    a pilot study., Acad Emerg Med, 17, 88-92, 2010
  • R. Michael Gross; Jack A. McCarthy; Carol Skowron Lomneth. The "Weep-Hole"
    Technique for Improved Glenoid Fixation., Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 5, 37-43, 2004
  • Hendrix EM, Lomneth CS, Wilfinger WW, Hertzberg EL, Mao SJ, Chen L, Larsen WJ.
    Quantitative immunoassay of total cellular GAP junction protein connexin32 during liver
    regeneration using antibodies specific to the COOH-terminus, Tissue and Cell, 24, 61-73, 1992
  • Desyatova, A., Poulson, W., Deegan, P., Lomneth,C., MacTaggart,J., Kamenskiy, AV. The Choice of a Constitutive Formulation for Modeling Limb Flexion-Induced Deformations and Stresses in the Human Femoropopliteal Arteries of Different Ages., Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology


  • Adhikari S; Zeger W; Lomneth C; Meza J. Focused Training of Emergency Medicine Residents in Bedside Thoracic Ultrasound: Assessment for Pneumothorax., Annals of Emergency Medicine, 50, 107-108, 2001
  • Skowron-Lomneth C; Wilfinger WW; Hertzberg EL; Larsen WJ. Characterization of antibodies to synthetic fragments of a liver gap junction protein and use in a radioimmunoassay., Journal of Cell Biology, 105(4), 1299, 1987
  • Skowron CA; Wilfinger WW; Hertzberg EL; Larsen WJ. Development of a radioimmunoassay for the gap junction protein., Journal of Cell Biology, 103(5), 270, 1986
  • Skowron CA; Larsen WJ. 12-O-tetradec-anoylphorbol 13-acetate and retinoic acid on epidermal cell shape changes and gap junction turnover., Journal of Cell Biology, 101(5), 681, 1985


  • Kamenskiy AV; Kazmi SA; Pemberton MA; Pipinos II; Dzenis YA; Lomneth CS; Phillips NY; MacTaggart JN. Biaxial Mechanical properties of the Human Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta, Common Carotid, Subclavian, Renal and Common Iliac Arteries. 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2014 Feb 4-6. San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Kamenskiy A; Lomneth C; Pipinos I; Longo GM; Johanning JB; Baxter T; MacTaggart J.
    Method to Quantify Femoropopliteal Artery Deformation During Knee Flexion.
    American Heart Association, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
    Scientific Sessions; 2013 May 1-3. Buena Vista, FL, 2013
  • Walker RA; Thompson DL; Hallbeck MS; McCrory B; Lowndes BR; Lomneth CS;
    Luethge MJ; Lander L; Miller MG; Raynovich W; Wadman MC. Comparative study of
    the effectiveness of the IntraOral mask to traditional bag-valve mask ventilation in a
    lightly embalmed cadaver model. Annual Meeting of the National Association of EMS
    Physicians (NAEMSP); 2013 January 10-12. Bonita Springs, FL, 2013
  • Martin R; Gannon DE; Riggle J; Lomneth C; Plumb T; Sullivan JN; Fillaus J; Hallbeck
    MS. A Comprehensive Workshop Using Simulation to Train Internal Medicine Residents
    in Bedside Procedures Performed by Internists. 2012 American College of Chest
    Physicians (ACCP) Annual Meeting; 2012 September 23-25. San Diego, California, 2012
  • Plumb TJ; Lomneth CS; Foster KW; Birch NC. A Novel Model for Teaching Native
    Kidney Biopsy Using Minimally Embalmed Cadavers. American Society of Nephrology;
    2009 Oct 27 - Nov 1. San Diego, CA, 2009
  • Lomneth C. Go Forth with Confidence: Use of the Advanced Anatomy Laboratory for
    Education, Research and Clinical Skills. University of Nebraska Emergency Medicine
    Research Day Graduation Ceremony and Alumni Banquet; 2009 June 25. Omaha, NE, 2009
  • Schmier C; Adhikari S; Lomneth C. Focused Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training:
    Assessment for Tendon Lacerations. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; 2009
    May 14-17. New Orleans, LA, 2009
  • Adhikari S; Zeger W; Lomneth C; Meza J. Focused Thoracic Ultrasound Training with
    Cadaver Simulation: An Assessment of Emergency Medicine Residents Confidence and
    Comfort Level in Identifying a Pneumothorax. Society for Academic Emergency
    Medicine; 2009 May 14-17. New Orleans, LA, 2009
  • Lomneth CS; Wrobel SA; Keuchel JM; Becker PR. The University of Nebraska Medical
    Center's Appropriate Use of Human Anatomical Material Policy. American Association
    of Clinical Anatomists; 2007 June 16-20. Henderson, NV, 2007
  • Zeger W; Wadman MC; Lomneth C; Hoffman L; Becker P; Walker RA. Comparison of
    Intravascular Substances in Central Venous Access Simulation Model Utilizing Lightly
    Embalmed Cadavers. Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Annual Meeting; 2007
    March 1-3. Orlando, Florida, 2007
  • Lomneth CS; Wadman MC; Zeger W. Enhancement of Teaching Central Venous Access
    Using a Viscous Lubricant in Lightly Embalmed Cadavers. American Association of
    Clinical Anatomists; 2006 July 11-15. Milwaukee, WI, 2006
  • Fehringer EV; McCarthy JA; Lomneth CS; Browdy J; Gross RM; Churchill RS.
    Ultrasound-guided injection of the long head of the biceps tendon: a selective
    technique?. Douglas T. Harryman II Shoulder and Elbow Society Meeting; 2002 Jul
    22-24. Seattle, WA, 2002
  • Gross RM; McCarthy JA; Lomneth CS. Improved glenoid fixation through a
    hydrodynamic approach: the weep-hole technique for glenoid fixation. American
    Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2002 Feb 17. Dallas, TX, 2002

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Optimal Stent Selection for the Femoropopliteal Artery
  • Enhancing Active Learning in the Anatomy Curriculum, UNMC Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and UNMC Dean College of Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • UNMC Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty Award, UNMC, 2014
  • Class of 1962 Basic Science Outstanding Teacher Award, UNMC College of Medicine, 2013
  • Medical Pioneers Award, UNMC, 2013
  • Silver U Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2009
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2008
  • Golden Apple Award - Hirschman Prize (4th year Medical Students), UNMC, 2005
  • Alvin Earle Award Outstanding Health Science Educator Award, 2004
  • Class of 1962 Basic Science Outstanding Teacher Award, UNMC College of Medicine, 2003