Division of Infectious Diseases

New Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield

Tell us about the position you are starting? I’m joining the Infectious Diseases Division as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of UNMC’s Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) program.  My clinical practice will be primarily devoted to seeing patients on the Orthopedic Infectious Diseases hospital service, meaning I’ll work with orthopedic surgeons at Nebraska Medicine and Ortho Nebraska to treat patients who have… Continue Reading

Dr. Elizabeth Schnaubelt promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force

Please join us in extending congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Schnaubelt for her promotion to Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col).  This is a very significant achievement that is given in recognition of a military officer’s expertise, professionalism, and leadership abilities.  Here is a little bit of background on Lt Col Schnaubelt’s role here, and how she found her way to Omaha: Dr. Schnaubelt joined the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine team… Continue Reading

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. Our recent Department of Medicine Research report for 2017 pegged UNMCID as the #1 Division for the… Continue Reading

Do What You Do and Get Published, Too – Key Take Home Points!

  This morning, a fantastic Faculty Development panel was held to a full house of attendees,  focused on how to maximize your productivity within your career and life. Our Division is incredibly productive and this is reflected in that two of the three panelists were from within our ranks: Dr. Hewlett and Dr. Scarsi were joined by Dr. Schenarts in providing insight and expertise in… Continue Reading