Our Faculty at University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases have worked hard to maintain a strong academic presence at UNMC. We are a growing division, filled with faculty at all stages of their careers, and their collective academic prowess has our division leading the pack. We are proud of our faculty and would like to share some of their accomplishments with our followers.
Dr. Angela Hewlett has been elected to the Executive Board of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society and will serve as MSIS President in 2020. She was recently an invited delegate at the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Philadelphia, where experts in orthopedic infections from around the world (over 80 countries were represented) came together to develop a document based on the available scientific evidence and consensus when evidence is lacking, that can be used to improve the care of patients with musculoskeletal infections. Dr. Hewlett will be an invited speaker at #IDWeek2018 at the Meet the Professor Session on outbreak preparedness. She also published the book, Bioemergency Planning: A Guide for Healthcare Facilities.
Dr. Jasmine Marcelin was awarded the SHEA Race Against Resistance Scholarship, funding provided for a new Antimicrobial Stewardship clincian to learn more about the field. Dr. Marcelin partnered with Physicians Weekly to co-moderate two twitter chats on Minorities in medicine, and was recently featured on the cover of the July issue of Helio Infectious Diseases News in an article discussing Women in Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Susan Swindells was awarded the Department of Medicine Faculty Clinical and Educational Mentoring Award.
Dr. Trevor Van Schooneveld was recently named UNMC College of Medicine Resident Program Director of the Month in September (ID Fellowship Program Director)