Category: UNMC ID Achievements

UNMC ID Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacists celebrated with Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year and Rising Star Pharmacist Awards

Thirty-three acute care pharmacists received heartfelt nominations from sixty-five peers and colleagues for Pharmacist of the Year 2021. This year, two awards were given – the Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year Award, and the Rising Star Pharmacist Award: both awardees came from the UNMC ID division.

November 15, 2021

Introducing a new Nebraska DHHS funded UNMC ID ECHO Educational Series

Introducing a newly launched educational initiative, the UNMC ID Health equity and Quality Improvement ECHO Project. The goal of the program is to achieve health equity, address COVID-19 disparities, and improve the health of all Nebraskans using a quality improvement approach. The course is being offered at no cost to the learners through the University […]

October 26, 2021

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

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Farewell (but not Goodbye) to our Graduating Fellows

In this post we bid Farewell (but not Goodbye) to our Graduating Fellows, Drs. Mark Ridder and Clayton Mowrer. Dr. Ridder will be joining an ID practice in Wisconsin, and Dr. Mowrer will be pursuing his Pediatric ID fellowship here at Children’s Omaha. Good luck to them both!

June 21, 2021

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

UNMC ID Accolades

To say that dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging may be the understatement of the year. Yet despite COVID-19, our faculty and staff are continuing to publish impactful papers, engage with their communities, transform medical education, practice extraordinary medicine, and change people’s lives. In this post, we want to highlight our division members […]

June 1, 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!

October 21, 2020

Farewell and new beginnings for our graduating fellows

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the Infectious Diseases Division gathered to celebrate two outstanding fellows, Drs. Lindsey Rearigh and Randy McCreery. Both are graduating and moving on to amazing next steps. This year’s graduation was unprecedented for our program (and every other training program) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But even though these graduating fellows […]

June 26, 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 […]

March 23, 2020