Category: Faculty and Staff

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shawna Sunagawa

Dr. Shawna Sunagawa is not new to UNMC ID, having completed her pharmacy residency here at Nebraska Medicine/UNMC. She is, however, transitioning to a new role within the division, and we are very excited to have her stay on! Read on to learn more about this fantastic new addition to the UNMC ID faculty. Congratulations, Shawna

Aug 22, 2023

Tools of the Trade: How Flowcharts can aid Quality Improvement in Healthcare

At UNMC ID, we are always proud of our leaders who strive to improve patient care daily. Last month, team members at Nebraska Medicine attended a mini-training led by Nichole Regan focusing on the utility of process mapping and flow charts in improving the quality of patient care.

Jul 25, 2023

UNMC ID Leader Pursues Advanced Training

We are proud of our ID leaders for many reasons, one of which is their constant desire to improve and educate themselves and others for the betterment of patient care. One example of this is seeking out additional training at the national level and sharing that knowledge with those here at UNMC. Read on for […]

Apr 4, 2023

Sepsis: the case for automatic antibiotic de-escalation

UNMC ID’s Dr. Erica Stohs explores the question, ‘how do we balance antibiotic stewardship with ensuring a serious case of sepsis doesn’t go untreated?’. Read on to learn about a new strategy for antibiotic de-escalation in potential sepsis patients.

Mar 22, 2023

Recognizing our Great Residents and Fellows!

Nebraska Medicine, UNMC and The Gold Humanism Honor Society are excited to celebrate all Residents and Fellows today on Thank a Resident/Fellow Day. Thank a Resident Day offers faculty and students the chance to show their gratitude to the unsung teachers of their medical school clerkship, the house-staff.  While Residency and Fellowship is an important stage in medical training, it […]

Feb 24, 2023

Remembering Dr. Diana Florescu

It is with profound sadness that the university of Nebraska medical center division of infectious diseases announces the passing of Dr. Diana Florescu.

Jan 30, 2023

Collage of photos celebrating Dr. Diana Florescu. Top Left, her most recent official university headshot. Bottom left, in action ballroom dancing with her dance partner. Middle, Dr. Florescu smiling holding the award for winning the ballroom dance competition. Top right, Dr. Florescu in her white coat caught in action in the middle of a smiling dance. Bottom right, Dr. Florescu discussing details of Novavax clinical trial

Recognizing Dr. Diana Florescu, Scientist Laureate

Last week Dr. Diana F. Florescu was honored at a celebration recognizing her recent achievement of being named the UNMC Scientist Laureate, the highest award UNMC bestows upon its researchers. Read on for more about Dr. Florescu’s recognition.

Jan 20, 2023

UNMC ID Celebrates Women in Medicine Month

As September comes to a close, we would like to take a moment and recognize the women in medicine who make UNMC ID the fantastic division it is. Each year during the month of September the American Medical Association honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. At UNMC ID, we are lucky to have a truly impressive roster of medical professionals who satisfy those requirements…and then some.

Sep 29, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Welcome Dr. Mandadi to UNMC ID!

Rounding out the introductions to our recent ID faculty additions, we welcome Dr. Subhadra Mandadi to UNMC. Dr. Mandadi completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Hurley Medical Center and fellowship in ID at the University of Buffalo. She joins us as an assistant professor working on the Community ID service line. Read on to learn more about Dr. Mandadi!

Sep 20, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Welcome Dr. Ryder to UNMC ID!

A few weeks ago, we introduced three great new additions to the UNMC ID team. Among them, was Dr. Jonathan Ryder, a recent UNMC ID Fellowship graduate who joins UNMC ID faculty as an instructor working on the General ID service line. He is also completing a 3rd year fellowship in Antimicrobial Stewardship. Read on to get to know more about Dr. Ryder!

Sep 13, 2022