Category: Faculty and Staff

Guideline Update: How to Best Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Dr. Rupp recently assisted in the creation of new clinical guidelines aimed at prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections.

May 17, 2022

Publication Alert: Leveraging a Preexisting Global Infectious Disease Network for Local Decision Making During a Pandemic

The content below was provided by Jocelyn Herstein, an assistant professor at UNMC and Director of International Partnerships and Programs with the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center. She led a recently published study, collaborating with UNMC ID faculty Drs. Angela Hewlett and James Lawler.  What prompted this study? Emerging infectious disease events require a […]

April 26, 2022

UNMC ID at #SHEASpring2022 – Where to Find Us!

The SHEA Spring conference starts tomorrow; here is your guide on where to find UNMC ID throughout the conference! Invited Training Course Workshop Lectures Tuesday, April 12th from 10:00am – 10:15am: SHEA/CDC Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology as presented by our own Kari Simonsen. Tuesday, April 12th from 2:45pm-3:15pm: Case Studies in Pediatric Infection Control (panel […]

April 11, 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

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

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

Introducing a new Nebraska DHHS funded UNMC ID ECHO Educational Series

Introducing a newly launched educational initiative, the UNMC ID Health equity and Quality Improvement ECHO Project. The goal of the program is to achieve health equity, address COVID-19 disparities, and improve the health of all Nebraskans using a quality improvement approach. The course is being offered at no cost to the learners through the University […]

October 26, 2021

We appreciate our ID Pharmacists

We LOVE our UNMC ID Pharmacists! Today marks the end of National Pharmacy Week and we want to share our appreciation and thanks for the hard work and invaluable contributions of our pharmacists at UNMC ID. Our pharmacists are exceptional clinicians giving us the clinical advice we need on antimicrobials and drug interactions. They are […]

October 22, 2021

Publication Alert : “Moment vs Movement: Mission-Based Tweeting for Physician Advocacy”

  Drs. Kelly Cawcutt & Jasmine Marcelin have served as Co-Directors for Digital Innovation & Social Media Strategy for UNMC ID for several years, and continue to strive to advance communication, amplification, advocacy and education from the Infectious Diseases Division at UNMC, and in the field of Infectious Diseases, as a whole. With that, they […]

October 12, 2021