Division of Infectious Diseases

Student Interest Group Update: Dr. Ali Khan Inspires Interest in Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Public Health

Two student interest groups, the Infectious Diseases Interest Group and and the Student Alliance for Global Health, collaborated to host a presentation by Dr. Ali Khan, Dean of the College of Public Health and former director for the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the CDC. His professional endeavors have focused on emerging infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and global health security. The meeting was… Continue Reading

ID Interest Group Continues to Expand Around Careers in Infectious Diseases

Last week, our Infectious Diseases Interest Group held a multidisciplinary panel surrounding careers in Infectious Diseases. Students from medicine, pharmacy, nursing, graduate studies and public health were all in attendance! There are broad career opportunities within Infectious Diseases and this area always evolving. Teams are multidisciplinary and truly collaborate together regarding patient care, education and scholarly activities. To highlight the different avenues of career paths, the… Continue Reading

Fostering Interest in ID among Students – For Students and By Students

The UNMC Infectious Diseases Interest Group (IDIG) is a student organization that focuses on educating health profession students about the field of infectious diseases. The IDIG also seeks to garner interest in and promote investigation of a career in infectious disease. In the past year, the IDIG at UNMC has hosted several lunch meetings, including a tour of the Nebraska Medicine biocontainment unit, a panel… Continue Reading