Gail Walling Yanney

Gail Walling Yanney, M.D. is a former board certified anesthesiologist who retired from practice in 1986. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Walling Yanney served as a clinical instructor at the College of Medicine from 1961 to 1992. Some of her professional accomplishments include serving on the Olson Center for Womens Health Advisory Board, president of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine Alumni Board and Fundraising Chair for the University of Nebraska HIV Research Fund.

Dr. Walling Yanney currently serves on the boards of Burlington Capital, Partnership 4 Kids, Yanney Heritage Park Foundation, Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, Eppley Cancer Center Community Advisory Board, UNMC College of Public Health Advisory Board and The Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Walling Yanney has been recognized for her community involvement with numerous awards including the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award (Professions), Arthritis Foundation Woman of the Year, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Alumni Achievement Award, Girls Inc. Angel Award and Partners in the Arts – Governor’s Arts Award. 

In addition to their individual recognitions, the Yanneys have chaired numerous fundraising drives and charities, both locally and nationally. Mike and Gail were honored as Citizens of the Year by the United Way of the Midlands in April 2012.