Month: January 2023

Remembering Dr. Diana Florescu

It is with profound sadness that the university of Nebraska medical center division of infectious diseases announces the passing of Dr. Diana Florescu.

Jan 30, 2023

Collage of photos celebrating Dr. Diana Florescu. Top Left, her most recent official university headshot. Bottom left, in action ballroom dancing with her dance partner. Middle, Dr. Florescu smiling holding the award for winning the ballroom dance competition. Top right, Dr. Florescu in her white coat caught in action in the middle of a smiling dance. Bottom right, Dr. Florescu discussing details of Novavax clinical trial

#PharmToExamTable: Oral Therapy for Gram-Negative Rod (GNR) Bacteremia: Can We Go PO?

The following post exploring a switch from IV to oral antibiotics for treatment of bacteremia was written by Molly Miller, PharmD, ID Pharmacist at Nebraska Medicine.

Jan 26, 2023

Recognizing Dr. Diana Florescu, Scientist Laureate

Last week Dr. Diana F. Florescu was honored at a celebration recognizing her recent achievement of being named the UNMC Scientist Laureate, the highest award UNMC bestows upon its researchers. Read on for more about Dr. Florescu’s recognition.

Jan 20, 2023

#PharmtoExamTable: The Case for Voriconazole in Histoplasmosis Treatment

A #PharmToExamTable question about the evidence for using voriconazole in disseminated Histoplasmosis infection, answered by Molly Kernan, PharmD, a graduate of the UNMC College of Pharmacy and current pharmacy resident at Nebraska Medicine.

Jan 12, 2023