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Tag: #LoveID. #UNMCID

New Staff Spotlight – Danny Schroeder, PharmD

Tell us about the position you are starting:  I have recently started my role at Nebraska Medicine Bellevue as an Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist. I reach out to physicians at Nebraska Medicine Bellevue to discuss antibiotic therapy and try to obtain the best and safest therapy for our patients here. In addition, I work with Dr. Jasmine […]

Mar 7, 2018

Whitney Knuth, NP on “Why I Love ID”

Why I Love ID:  “I love the detective work we get to do on a daily basis and the unpredictability each day brings.  The field is a constant challenge, with no two days being the same.  I specifically love working with our oncology patients and their families and the interpersonal relationships we are privileged to […]

Feb 19, 2018

Calamities of Kissing – Happy Valentine’s Day from UNMC ID

It’s almost Valentine’s day, and in honor of the one day of the year commercially dedicated to L’Amour, we thought would be fun to talk about some of the Infectious Diseases associated with “kissing”. Let’s start with “The Kissing Disease” – Infectious Mononucleosis: Infectious Mononucleosis or “Mono” is an illness most commonly caused by a […]

Feb 12, 2018

Dr. El-Ramahi on “Why I Love ID”

Why I Love ID: “I love ID because it is an exciting field and every day brings interesting cases and unique challenges. It is a field where I have a chance to form strong doctor-patient relationship since we spend a lot of time talking to the patient and as a group, we do ask a […]

Feb 5, 2018

Dr. Marcelin on “Why I Love ID”

Why I Love ID: “The patients I encounter as an Infectious Diseases specialist are so fascinating. Because we are interested in all aspects of a patient’s history, ID docs get to learn some cool things from their patients. I once had a patient who trained animals for show competitions, and another who taught me how […]

Jan 25, 2018

Erin Van Surksum, PA on “Why I Love ID”

Why I Love ID –  “I love ID because it is never boring. There are so many microorganisms that can cause infection, so many medications we can use to treat, so many side effects to monitor, and so many factors that play a role in patient’s developing these infections. No wonder there are so many […]

Jan 22, 2018

Twitter Here We Come!!

Thank you for ALL of the AMAZING support for our blog! We are thrilled to continue our venture into social media to provide more content, and commentary, on what is happening in the world of Infectious Diseases – particularly here at UNMC. With that goal in mind, we have officially launched our Twitter account @UNMC_ID. […]

Sep 29, 2017

Welcoming Our New Fellows – Focus on Dr. Hankins

Tell us about the position you are starting? I think it’s a little difficult to fully describe the position that I am starting.  I don’t fully know all the ins and outs of what the Infectious Disease fellow does, but I’m excited to get into the position and learn. Tell us about your background? When […]

Sep 28, 2017

New Faculty Spotlight – Dr. El-Ramahi

Background: I am Jordanian but grew up in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where my dad used to work. I moved back to attend medical school at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. After graduation, I worked in Jordan for two years before moving to the United States. We recently moved to Omaha and before that […]

Sep 25, 2017

Lisa Hill, NP on “Why I Love ID”

Lisa Hill, Nurse Practitioner with Transplant Infectious Diseases on “Why I Love ID” “ID is like a puzzle. You are looking at each piece trying to see how it fits in the big picture.  Sometimes the edges are clear and sometimes pieces are missing. It is our job to look at all the details to […]

Jul 24, 2017