Category: Faculty and Staff

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 […]

Oct 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 […]

Oct 12, 2021

Looking forward to meeting you at the #IDWeek2021 Virtual Career Fair!

Looking for your first position out of fellowship, or your next fulfilling position in your journey? The UNMC ID Division is a robust group comprised of 27 ID physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, and clinical and research support staff. Looking forward to meeting you at the #IDWeek2021 Virtual Career Fair on 10/14/21!

Oct 11, 2021

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Anum Abbas

Welcoming Dr. Anum Abbas, one of our newer faculty to join our division in this past year

Jul 15, 2021

We are HIRING! Unique Community ID Opportunity Tailored to Your Professional Interests

Here @UNMC_ID we are always excited for the opportunity to grow our Division, and below you will find our announcement of a new position we have! The Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE is recruiting a Community ID physician to join our growing faculty.  This opportunity can […]

Jan 26, 2021

LIVE from #IDWeek2020, it’s UNMC ID!

#IDWeek2020 is completely virtual, with a full 24hrs of #ChasingTheSun COVID coverage starting October 21, 2020. We want you to know where you can find UNMC ID faculty and trainees this week presenting and moderating, and follow us on twitter at @UNMC_ID!

Oct 21, 2020

After you Kneel, Stand up and be Loudly Antiracist

Dr. Marcelin shares why our social media platforms have not been very active lately.

Jun 6, 2020

Ongoing Debate on the Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia

Dr. Andre Kalil, our Director of Transplant Infectious Diseases, recently co-authored a reply to Geriak et al.: “Clinical Data on Daptomycin plus Ceftaroline versus Standard of Care Monotherapy in the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.” Debate around the findings of this article was recently featured by Dr. Razan El Ramahi in the IDSA ID […]

Apr 13, 2020

Meet our newest blog contributor: Dr. Nicolás Cortés-Penfield

Dr. Nicolás Cortés-Penfield has been with our ID group for just under a year now, and is no stranger to digital and social media, having launched his own blog during fellowship, and a new digital journal club “ID Journal Club” hosted on Twitter. He is now joining our blogging group here at UNMC ID and will be a regular contributor. Learn more about him here.

Apr 6, 2020

At the center of the 2018 West Nile Virus season, UNMC ID physicians encountered an unusual presentation

In 2018, we experienced a particularly severe West Nile Virus season, with an unusually high amount of neuroinvasive disease. Last summer, our senior ID Fellow Dr. Lindsey Rearigh shared an informational blog post about the disease, and more recently, she and Dr. Sara Bares published a case report in the Journal of Neurovirology describing a […]

Mar 23, 2020