Category: Faculty and Staff

Dr. Rupp Comments on COVID-19 and Avian Flu on Rural Heath Matters

A few weeks ago, we proudly shared that our Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Mark Rupp, was honored with the 2024 Bartee Advocacy of Science Award, which is given to a UNMC scientist who exemplifies and lives out a commitment to community engagement. Illustrating this commitment to public science and medicine outreach, Dr. Rupp recently appeared on Rural Health Matters with the University of Nebraska President Dr. Jeffrey Gold to discuss the current state of COVID-19, avian influenza, and Lyme disease.

May 8, 2024

Dr. Rupp to Receive Bartee Advocacy of Science Award

Dr. Mark Rupp, Chief of Infectious Diseases at UNMC, is set to be awarded the Bartee Advocacy of Science Award in recognition of his exceptional community engagement as a scientist.

Support Dr. Rupp and UNMC ID by attending the awards ceremony at 12pm on March 26th (Yanney Conference Room, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center)

Mar 25, 2024

Call for Applications: UNMC ID Division Chief

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and College of Medicine is conducting a national search for a dynamic and accomplished individual to assume the role of Division Chief of Infectious Diseases. If you or someone you know may be ready for an exciting opportunity at UNMC ID, please see the contact information below, share this […]

Feb 27, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Cortés-Penfield

Congratulations to Dr. Nicolás Cortés-Penfield, who was recently invited to join the Open Forum Infectious Diseases editorial advisory board.

Feb 6, 2024

2023 Reflections From ID Chief – Dr. Rupp

As we enter the holiday season and approach the coming new year, it is appropriate to reflect on 2023 –what a year! Unfortunately, 2023 started with the tragic death of Dr. Diana Florescu, a cherished ID faculty member. Prior to her death, Diana was recognized as the 2022 UNMC Scientist Laureate. To preserve her memory […]

Dec 31, 2023

Voices of ID: Nikki Regan on COVID-19

This post features Nikki Regan, author of a narrative at the intersection of patient and practitioner during the COVID-19 pandemic, now published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Swindells Awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award at IDWeek

Dr. Susan Swindells, clinician, researcher, and recipient of the 2023 Alexander Fleming Award for Lifetime Achievement

Oct 18, 2023

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!

Sep 29, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mackenzie Keintz

Dr. Mackenzie Keintz is no stranger to UNMC ID as a third-year ID fellow, but she is joining UNMC ID faculty as a clinical instructor. She is also the associate medical director of Nebraska ICAP’s Project First Line, which enhances the ID training of frontline healthcare workers. Read on to learn more about Dr. Keintz. Congratulations, Mackenzie!

Sep 27, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Davis

Dr. Jennifer Davis joins UNMC ID as an assistant professor following her ID fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an expert in HIV care and will practice in our HIV clinic, but will also see a broad range of other patients with the ID consult service. Read on to learn more about our superb new ID physician. Congratulations, Jennifer!

Sep 14, 2023