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President Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.

President Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.

On July 1, 2024, Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., became the ninth president of the University of Nebraska. Gold is a heart surgeon and first-generation college student with decades of proven leadership in higher education.

He most recently served as chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, board chair for the Nebraska Medicine Health System, and provost and executive vice president of the University of Nebraska System. He has also served as the chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the chancellor of the University of Toledo, among other distinguished roles.

old earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University’s College of Engineering and his M.D. from the Weill Cornell College of Medicine. He and his wife, Dr. Robin Hayworth, are the parents of two adult children and have two grandchildren.

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