PROFESSOR

Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health
College of Public Health
and
Professor
Internal Medicine Department
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Professional Summary

  • 2001-present,  Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UNMC
  • 1988-1995, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Department, UNMC

Education

  • 1999, MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1981, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1977, Fulbright Scholar at Albert-Ludwigs Universitӓt, Freiburg, West Germany
  • 1976, BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Research interests:

  • Agricultural Medicine and Occupational Pulmonary Disease

Selected Publications:

  • Von Essen SG, Robbins RA, Thompson AB, Ertl RF, Linder J, Rennard S. Mechanisms of neutrophil recruitment to the lung by grain dust exposure. Am Rev Respir Dis 1988;138-921-27.
  • Von Essen S, Robbins RA, Thompson AB, Rennard SI. Organic dust toxic syndrome: An acute febrile reaction to organic dust exposure distinct from hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Clinical Toxicology 1990;28:389-420.
  • Von Essen SG, O’Neill DP, McGranaghan S, Olenchock SA, Rennard SI. Neutrophilic respiratory tract inflammation and peripheral blood neutrophilia after grain sorghum dust extract challenge. Chest 1995;108:1425-33.
  • Von Essen SG, O’Neill DP, McGranaghan S, Olenchock SA, Rennard SI. Neutrophilic respiratory tract inflammation and peripheral blood neutrophilia after grain sorghum dust extract challenge. Chest 1995;108:1425-33.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Contact Susanna Von Essen
Susanna Von Essen, MD, PhD

985990 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5990
Phone: 402-559-7397
Fax: 402-559-4256
Email: svonesse@unmc.edu
http://unmc.edu/intmed/pulm/

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