Category: UNMC ID Achievements

UNMC ID Fellow wins Internal Medicine Scientist Development Award

We are pleased to share that Dr. Richard Hankins, one of our senior ID fellows has been awarded the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine Scientist Development Award for 2019-2020.  This award will allow Dr. Hankins protected time to study optimization of CHG patient bathing as a method to prevent HAIs/pathogen transmission and pursue additional opportunities […]

February 11, 2019

Farewell to 2018; a year of UNMC ID growth

2018 has been a year of growth for our Division of Infectious Diseases. We have added several new faculty to our group (and still actively hiring), continued to redesign the College of Medicine Infectious Diseases curriculum, established a new Orthopedic Infectious Diseases service line, expanded our social media presence, joined multiple national Infectious Diseases committees, […]

December 28, 2018

UNMC ID Division Accolades!

Our Faculty at University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases have worked hard to maintain a strong academic presence at UNMC. We are a growing division, filled with faculty at all stages of their careers, and their collective academic prowess has our division leading the pack.  We are proud of our faculty and […]

September 24, 2018

UNMC Medical Students…Community Champions, Global Volunteers

“Nebraska Goes Global” selected as finalists in American Medical Association Global Health Challenge, led by UNMC ID EMET Student UNMC medical students Olivia Sonderman, Laura Newton, and Rohan Khazanchi have been selected as finalists in a national competition for future healthcare professionals interested in global health equity. Their team, “Nebraska Goes Global”, was selected as […]

July 13, 2018

Headed to #ECCMID2018? UNMC ID will be there!

UNMCID is a versatile Infectious Diseases Division, with faculty active in multiple clinical/research pursuits. Some of our faculty are just returning from #SHEA2018 in Portland OR, and others are headed to Madrid Spain to participate in #ECCMID2018 this week from April 21-24.  If you are going to be in Madrid this week, here’s where to […]

April 20, 2018

Who’s going to #SHEA2018?

UNMCID is excited to participate in #SHEA2018 this week from April 18-20 in Portland, OR. This is going to be an exciting conference this year, featuring “Education on Innovative Topics Addressing Unanswered Issues in Healthcare Epidemiology, Antibiotic Stewardship, and Post-Acute & Long-Term Care“.  We want to be sure YOU know where to find us in […]

April 17, 2018

Faculty Research Presentation: Bacterial Iron Metabolism and Novel Antimicrobial Strategies

Every month, we have a faculty member presents their ongoing research. Last month we had the opportunity to learn from Dean Bradley Britigan about novel antimicrobial strategies involving disruption of bacterial iron metabolism.  Microorganisms need iron for growth and metabolism; they need it for enzymes, gene regulation, and development of virulence factors. Most bacterial species […]

April 11, 2018

Congratulations to UNMC ID Faculty designated as Top Teachers for 2017!

After every rotation, medical students and Internal Medicine Residents at UNMC submit evaluations on their faculty members. The Department of Internal Medicine pools all of the evaluation data and designates the faculty with the top 33% of evaluation scores as “Top Teachers”.  For the year 2017, four of our Infectious Disease faculty members who attend […]

March 28, 2018

M4 Students in our HIV Enhanced Education Track present Capstone Projects…and Today is MATCH DAY!

The UNMC College of Medicine offers a unique Enhanced Medical Education Track (EMET) program which provides an opportunity for medical students to delve into particular disciplines of interest in the field of medicine throughout their four year degree program. Track students attend seminars, preceptorships and complete a research project culminating in a poster or conference […]

March 16, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day! Meet the Women Faculty of UNMC ID

March 8, International Women’s Day, was created as a day to recognize the women’s rights movements around the world. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress, fueled by ongoing global activism and advocacy for women’s rights in all facets of life. In an age where more women than men are enrolled in US medical schools, and 52% of […]

March 8, 2018