Category: Guest blog posts

Publication Alert: Structural Vulnerability among Patients with HIV and SARS-CoV-2 Co-Infection

Publication Alert: Structural Vulnerability among Patients with HIV and SARS-CoV-2 Co-Infection. This content was provided by Natasha Hongsermeier-Graves, MD/MPH student at UNMC College of Medicine/Harvard School of Public Health. She led a recently published study, collaborating with another UNMC medical student Rohan Khazanchi, and UNMC ID faculty Drs. Jasmine Marcelin and Nada Fadul.

October 19, 2021

hiv and covid

High-level Review: Updated STI Guidelines Part 2

In July 2021 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their sexually transmitted infections (STI) treatment guideline, an update from 2015.1 Below, senior ID fellow Dr. Jonathan Ryder highlights significant (but by no means comprehensive) changes in this new guideline that can be incorporated into clinical practice and some of the evidence supporting these changes. Part 2 – Bacterial Vaginosis, Trichomonas, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

September 7, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

High-level Review: Updated STI Guidelines Part 1

In July 2021 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their sexually transmitted infections (STI) treatment guideline, an update from 2015.1 Below, senior ID fellow Dr. Jonathan Ryder highlights significant (but by no means comprehensive) changes in this new guideline that can be incorporated into clinical practice and some of the evidence supporting these changes. Part 1 – Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Mycoplasma genitalium

September 1, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

A few last words from Dr. Clayton Mowrer

It was a joy to work with a group of physicians who were such advocates for us fellows and who truly helped us not only become better ID clinicians/researchers but helped us grow as humans.

Dr. Clayton Mowrer shares his last words on graduating from ID Fellowship

June 11, 2021

A few last words from Dr. Mark Ridder

I think in the end, I believe that training in infectious disease truly rounded out my education.

Dr. Mark Ridder provides some last words as he graduates from our fellowship

June 8, 2021

SHEA Journal Club Review: “Not Throwin’ Away My Shot”: Early data for COVID-19 vaccination in previously infected healthcare workers and solid organ transplant recipients

As more vaccinations are completed worldwide, specific vaccine strategies and outcomes among special patient populations are newly available. Two populations of interest include vaccinees with previous COVID-19 and those with a history of a solid organ transplant. Dr. Erica Stohs reviews early data for SHEA Journal Club

April 21, 2021

Virtual IDWeek – A First, and Memorable Experience

by UNMC ID First Year Fellow Dr. Jonathan Ryder My first experience with IDWeek was nothing like I expected it to be (given its virtual nature), yet it provided a fantastic experience, full of learning opportunities from the world’s experts. First, I will comment that we are fortunate at UNMC infectious diseases fellowship to be […]

December 23, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

Learning from Tuskegee in 2020: Reflections from Dr. Tatia Hardy

This guest blog post is written by Dr. Tatia Hardy, a graduating PGY4 Internal Medicine/Pediatrics resident at UNMC. Dr. Hardy wanted to share her reflections on racism as a public health crisis, looking through the historical lens of the Tuskegee syphilis experiment.

June 30, 2020