Author: Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD

Introducing our new Assistant Editor of Digital Content and Scholarship – Zachary Van Roy

We are thrilled to introduce our new Assistant Editor of Digital Content and Scholarship, Zachary Van Roy! Zach is going to be curating and creating new digital content for our blog, and collaborating with us on exciting new #SoMe Scholarship. Look out for this bright young star as he makes his way through the infectious diseases and social media worlds!

– Jasmine Marcelin and Kelly Cawcutt, Co-Directors of Digital Innovation and Social Media Strategy, UNMC ID

March 23, 2022

Publication Alert: Antiretroviral Refill Histories as a Predictor of Future Human Immunodeficiency Virus Viremia

Publication Alert: Antiretroviral Refill Histories as a Predictor of Future Human Immunodeficiency Virus Viremia.

This content was provided by Darryl Sokpa, PharmD/MBA ’22 candidate at UNMC College of Pharmacy. He led a recently published study, collaborating UNMC ID faculty Drs. Sara Bares and Nada Fadul, and mentored by UNMC ID pharmacist faculty Dr. Joshua Havens.

March 15, 2022

A Message of Thanks to our current and former UNMC trainees from Dean Britigan.

A Message of Thanks to our current and former UNMC trainees from Dean Britigan.

February 2, 2022

Seeking a Full-time Physician to Join UNMC’s HIV Program

The Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE is looking to add an ID physician to join our well-established HIV team recognized for providing expert care locally, regionally, and nationally.  As the largest provider of care to patients living with HIV in the Omaha area, the HIV clinic […]

January 19, 2022

members of the UNMC ID HIV team sitting and standing for a group photo

Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

Learn more about the Nebraska Tropical medicine course. This familiarization and refresher course has an expanding list of activities for physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals seeking to better expand or renew their awareness of tropical medicine issues.

December 20, 2021

Learn more about our open Community ID physician position!

Content provided by Dr. Starlin Our community infectious diseases team aims to provide service to patients outside of main University of Nebraska Medial Center (UNMC) campus. It is one of the few fully dedicated Academic Community Infectious Disease services in the country and we are proud to embrace Nebraska Medicine’s (NMC) and UNMC’s vision and […]

November 23, 2021

Antibiotic Awareness Week Publication Alert: Confronting antimicrobial resistance beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Antibiotic Awareness Week 2021,”an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use” runs this year from November 18-24 2021. This is a global campaign with messaging from the CDC and the WHO calling on all of us to not only Be Antibiotics Aware, but to actively engage in activities to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. To kick off #USAAW21 and #WAAW21, we share this #ThrowbackThursday publication from September 2020: Confronting antimicrobial resistance beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 US election.

November 18, 2021

UNMC ID Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacists celebrated with Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year and Rising Star Pharmacist Awards

Thirty-three acute care pharmacists received heartfelt nominations from sixty-five peers and colleagues for Pharmacist of the Year 2021. This year, two awards were given – the Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year Award, and the Rising Star Pharmacist Award: both awardees came from the UNMC ID division.

November 15, 2021

Round 2: IDWeek 2021 “Ryder’s Review”

Once again this year, Dr. Ryder felt quite fortunate to attend this conference as part of his fellowship training, as the emphasis on fellow education at UNMC is clear. He shares his IDWeek2021 experience here.

November 9, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

COVID-19 vaccines at the Specialty Care Center

Since mid-August 2021, the Nebraska Medicine Specialty Care Center (SCC) has been busy administering Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to patients at the clinic. Many of these patients were previously hesitant about receiving COVID-19 vaccines elsewhere in the community, but had expressed willingness to complete it at the SCC.

November 2, 2021