Category: Faculty and Staff

Dr. Sandkovsky on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Sandkovsky on “Why I Love ID”: I love ID because we tend to deal with the unknown, and even when we think we might know there is this intriguing relationship between clinical medicine, basic science and pathophysiology, combined with the social aspects provided by our patients, who make this such a personalized and unique specialty. […]

Apr 21, 2017

Dr. Cawcutt on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID:  “I love the unpredictability of Infectious Diseases and how, just as in my other specialty of Critical Care, any organ system can be impacted at any time. This allows me to think critically, use all of my medical training and yet have distinct areas of expertise.” – Kelly Cawcutt M.D., M.S. See more […]

Mar 28, 2017

New Staff Spotlight

Please join us in welcoming Phil Chung, an Infectious Diseases pharmacist, to the Division of Infectious Diseases. Phil will serve as a pharmacist supporting the Community Outreach Pharmacy Coordinator for the Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program (ASAP). Tell us about your background: Phil is originally from Hong Kong and en route to us here […]

Mar 21, 2017

Dr. Vanschooneveld on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID:  “I love ID for four reasons.  First, is I actually can cure people of their disease.  Second, I get to solve puzzles that others can’t.  Third, in my roles in antibiotic stewardship and infection control I get to improve patient care and prevent infection in whole groups of people.  Finally, I […]

Mar 16, 2017

New Staff Spotlight

Please join us in welcoming Jolene Tijerina to the Division of Infectious Diseases. Jolene will serve as a Nurse Practitioner supporting the Oncology Infectious Diseases section. Previously, Jolene served as a Clinical Research Coordinator with the Division of Oncology and Hematology. Tell us about your background: I worked here doing non-therapeutic research prior to going […]

Mar 7, 2017

Dr. Hewlett on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID: “I love the excitement of Infectious Diseases.  I am able to see an unusual case or tackle an interesting issue every day.”  – Angela Hewlett M.D., M.S. See more about Dr. Hewlett and the UNMC Infectious Disease Division at https://www.unmc.edu/intmed/divisions/id/index.html

Feb 28, 2017