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Dr. Rupp Comments on COVID-19 and Avian Flu on Rural Heath Matters

A few weeks ago, we proudly shared that our Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Mark Rupp, was honored with the 2024 Bartee Advocacy of Science Award, which is given to a UNMC scientist who exemplifies and lives out a commitment to community engagement. Illustrating this commitment to public science and medicine outreach, Dr. Rupp recently appeared on Rural Health Matters with the University of Nebraska President Dr. Jeffrey Gold to discuss the current state of COVID-19, avian influenza, and Lyme disease.

May 8, 2024

Research Digest: New Findings on COVID-19

Research Digest is a periodic installment that recognizes the world-class clinical research performed right here at UNMC ID. Today, we review three articles covering new developments regarding COVID-19. As always, check out the linked full articles for more details.

Apr 24, 2024

UNMC ID Recognizes STI Awareness Week

This week is Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Week, a week set aside to educate and raise awareness about sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, and how they impact our lives. It is also a time to work towards reducing STI-related stigma, fear, and discrimination and a time to ensure people have the tools and knowledge for prevention, testing, and treatment.

Apr 17, 2024

Research Digest: Antimicrobial Strategies

Research Digest is a periodic installment that recognizes the world-class clinical research performed right here at UNMC ID. Today, we review two articles covering novel antimicrobial efforts or discoveries that may help us better treat different infectious pathologies. As always, check out the linked full articles for more details.

Mar 19, 2024

Sneak Peak: UNMC Specialty Care Center to Present Work at National Conference

A huge congrats to the Telehealth and Text to Improve Engagement in Care (i2TEC) initiative team, including Lance L. Burwell, LIMHP, PC- behavioral therapist at the UNMC SCC, who will be presenting work at the 2024 National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS between May 22nd and 25th. 

Mar 6, 2024

Happy 7th Birthday to our UNMC ID Blog!

We just turned 7! As this month comes to a close, I want to share a brief look-back and a lot of gratitude to all those who have made this blog possible. February 14, 2017 was our first UNMC ID blog post. It is amazing how much time has passed since then, and we are […]

Feb 29, 2024

Publication Alert: Improving Treatment of COVID-19 in Immunocompromised Individuals

This just in! A new article published last month by Dr. Andre Kalil outlines an effective measure to treat COVID-19 in immunocompromised individuals at elevated risk of serious disease from this infection. See below for a quick digest of the article, and read the full story at the linked webpage.

Jan 31, 2024

Research Digest: Improving the Practice of ID

Research Digest is a periodic installment that recognizes the world-class clinical research performed right here at UNMC ID. Today, we review three articles covering the efforts to utilize research to improve the way we practice medicine, from optimizing the work environment to making it easier to find the most up-to-date recommendations. As always, check out […]

Jan 17, 2024

Research Digest: Advancing Transplant ID

Research Digest is a periodic installment that recognizes the world-class clinical research performed right here at UNMC ID. Today, we review three articles covering the infectious complications of organ transplants. As always, check out the linked full articles for more details.

Nov 8, 2023

UNMC ID Recognizes Advanced Practice Provider Appreciation Week!

The UNMC Infectious Diseases Division recognizes the talented and dedicated group of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) that deliver excellent and compassionate clinical care for our patients.  We are appreciative and feel privileged to work with you.  Thank you for all that you do – every day!

Sep 29, 2023