General Internal Medicine

General Internal Medicine Research Activities

Research Faculty
Rachel Bonnema, MD
James Campbell, MD
Gay Canaris, MD, MSPH
Gale Etherton, MD
Devin Nickol, MD
Thomas Tape, MD
Robert Wigton, MD
Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi, MD
Jason Shiffermiller, MD
Andrew Vasey, MD 

Current Research Projects
Clinical Informatics
Medical Education Research
Medical Decision Making Research
Antibiotics in respiratory tract infection
Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections
Screening and Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
Breast Cancer Disparities
Health Literacy 

Grants and awards
"Improvement Capability Grant" is part of the VHA's system redesign initiatives whose purpose is to enhance VHA's improvement infrastructure and capability. Co-PIs are Gale Etherton, MD and Margaret Gound. Grant project period is January 2010 through December 2012. Total grant award is $1,350,000.

'Engaging North Omaha Youth in Diabetes Prevention", funded by Edna Ittner Pediatric Research grant. PI is Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi, MD. Grant project period is November 1, 2010 through October 31, 2012. Total grant awarded is $39,997.