Research Faculty
Birgit Khandalavala, MD
Associate Professor

birgit.khandalavala@unmc.edu
  • Patients: Please call me at
    Durham Outpatient Clinic: 559-7200

    Research Interests:

    • Obesity, diabetes, and their complications
    • Metabolic syndrome
    • Obesity bias
    • Nutrition counseling
Dr. Khandalavala
Ivan Abdouch, MD
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Residency Program
(402) 559-8085
iabdouch@unmc.edu
  • Patients: Please call me at
    Durham Outpatient Clinic: 559-7200

    Research Interests:

    • Hypertension
    • Distance learning
    • Media streaming
Dr. Abdouch
   
Elisabeth Backer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
(402) 778-5677
ebacker@unmc.edu

Research Interests:

  • Preventive medicine
  • Women's health care
  • Rural medicine
  • Smoking cessation
Dr. Backer
   
Jenenne Geske, PhD
Assistant Professor
(402) 559-6758
jgeske@unmc.edu

Research Interests:

  • Practice-based research network
  • Statistics
  • Research methods
Dr. Geske
   

Makenzie Hough, BS
Grants Protocol Associate
(402) 559-8085
makenzie.hough@unmc.edu

  • Grantor, & university funding regulations
  • Liaison to UNMC IRB and Sponsored Programs Administration
  • Budgeting
  • Subcontract negotiation

Makenzie Hough