Category: Faculty and Staff

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Timothy Jang!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Timothy Jang as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about him. Tell us about the position you are starting. I am excited to be starting out as an infectious diseases fellow at the University of Nebraska Medical Center! I will […]

Jul 29, 2022

UNMC ID Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

Join us in welcoming three great new additions to UNMC ID Faculty: Dr. Carlos Gomez, Dr. Subhadra Mandadi, and Dr. Jonathan Ryder.

Jul 26, 2022

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Catherine Cichon!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Catherine Cichon as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about her. Tell us about the position you are starting. I am excited to be joining the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as a first year Infectious Disease fellow! I […]

Jul 22, 2022

UNMC ID Seeking Pharmacist Applications

The following was provided by Dr. Bergman regarding new ID pharmacy opportunities at UNMC ID. If you know the perfect match for this position, please share! UNMC ID is looking for a Nebraska ASAP Program Coordinator and State of Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead Pharmacist. Nebraska Medicine is offering an exciting opportunity for an Infectious Diseases […]

Jul 18, 2022

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about him. Tell us about the position you are starting. Hi, I’m Nabil Al-Kourainy former Chief Medical Resident, Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Hospitalist at Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU), […]

Jul 15, 2022

Research Digest: CMV, Tuberculosis, and Transplant ID

Dr. Diana Florescu, UNMC ID Physician and co-author of two recent publications exploring transplant ID. One of the most profound medical developments of the past century, organ transplantation, can prove to be one of the most dangerous. Infectious pathogens can hide in transplanted organs which, in combination with the immune-suppressive drugs crucial to transplantation success, […]

Jul 12, 2022

New Fellow Friday: An Introduction

We are excited to welcome three new fellows to our UNMC Infectious Diseases program this month! Over the next few weeks, we will feature each new fellow in their own welcome post. But for now, we welcome Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy, Dr. Catherine Cichon, and Dr. Timothy Jang to UNMC. Read on for a brief introduction.

Jul 8, 2022

In Case You Missed It: UNMC ID Physician Pens Both Prescriptions and Children’s Books

Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield, UNMC ID Physician and recent author of an infectious disease themed children’s book It seems that clinical ID knowledge may also be useful outside of the clinic. In case you missed it, UNMC ID’s Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield was recently featured in Nebraska Medicine’s public-facing blog for his infectious disease themed children’s book […]

Jun 24, 2022

UNMC ID to Investigate New RSV Vaccine Candidate

The following was adapted from content provided by Dr. Diana Florescu, one of the UNMC ID faculty members working on investigating this new vaccine. What is RSV? RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is a highly infectious virus transmitted primarily by contact with infected respiratory secretions or contaminated objects. Seasonal epidemics occur annually in autumn/winter in […]

Jun 22, 2022

Research Digest: COVID-19 Pathologies Explored by UNMC ID Faculty (Part 1)

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there seemed to be many more questions than answers. How is this virus spreading? What is the best way to protect our communities? Which organ systems are at risk of damage from infection? To answer these questions, the medical community at large turned to research- and UNMC ID […]

Jun 16, 2022

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