UNMC ID Recognizes Advanced Practice Provider Appreciation Week!

The UNMC Infectious Diseases Division recognizes the talented and dedicated group of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) that deliver excellent and compassionate clinical care for our patients.  We are appreciative and feel privileged to work with you.  Thank you for all that you do – every day!

Here at UNMC ID, we have 5 service lines that rely on these crucial team members (pictured above in order from left to right):

Community ID:

Amber Klaasmeyer, APRN-NP; Michelle Rude, APRN-NP


Dan Cramer, APRN-NP; Ann Fitzgerald, APRN-NP; Nikki Regan, APRN-NP; Christine Tran, APRN-NP

Oncology ID:

Whitney Knuth, APRN-NP; Sarah Schober, PA-C; Jolene Tijerina, APRN-NP 

Orthopedic ID:

Sarah Maher, APRN-NP; Kimberly Rhodes, APRN-NP

Solid Organ Transplant ID:

Cassandra Day, PA-C; Jen Hrbek, APRN-NP; Adia Sikyta, APRN-NP 



  1. Mark E Rupp says:

    UNMC ID is indeed lucky to have such a terrific group of smart, talented, and dedicated APPs. A big “thank you” for everything you do to make the ID Division successful in our mission to provide excellent care, educate the next generation of healthcare providers, and expand our body of scientific knowledge!

  2. Daniel Brailita says:

    Thank you, Dr. Rupp, for this recognition! I feel incredibly lucky and happy to work with this outstanding group of advance practice providers- they are amazing, and their dedication is unparalleled!

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