Allergy and Immunology
Drs. Sara May, Jill Poole, Joel Van De Graaff, Andrew Rorie


Dr. Jill A. Poole, Dr. Sara May, Dr. Andrew Rorie, and Dr. Joel Van De Graaff provide allergy, asthma, and immunology services at Nebraska Medicine. The following services are offered:  allergy testing to environmental and food allergens, drug allergies, venom allergy, PATCH testing for contact dermatitis, pulmonary function testing, vocal cord dysfunction testing and allergy immunotherapy/shot services. We offer services for both children and adults. Medical conditions seen by the team include: general allergy, nasal and eye allergies, sinus disease, asthma, food allergy, hives, angioedema (swelling), cough, vocal cord dysfunction, allergic rashes, eosinophilic esophagitis, drug allergy, penicillin allergy, venom allergy and immune deficiency disorders.

Dr. Poole, a Nebraska native, received her Medical Degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis Missouri. She completed her Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Fellowship at National Jewish Medical and Research Center/University of Colorado Health Center in Denver, Colorado.  Dr. Poole has authored numerous publications in the field of allergic and respiratory disorders.  She has been seeing patients at Nebraska Medicine’s Durham Outpatient Center since 2005.

Dr. Sara May, a Nebraska native, completed her Medical Degree and her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  After residency, she did a chief resident year focused on patient safety and quality.  She completed her Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. May has authored several publications. Dr. May sees patients at Nebraska Medicine’s Village Pointe and Durham Outpatient Center.  Dr. May was welcomed to Nebraska Medicine in August 2015.

Dr. Andrew Rorie completed his Medical Degree and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He completed his fellowship in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  He has been with Nebraska Medicine since August 2016.  Dr. Rorie has authored several publications related to chronic urticaria. Dr. Rorie sees patients at the Nebraska Medicine's Bellevue Medical Center and the Durham Outpatient Center.

Dr. Joel Van De Graaff completed his medical degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He then came to Omaha for residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska. He completed his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He started at the University of Nebraska in August of 2017. He sees both adult and pediatric patients at Nebraska Medicine’s Durham Outpatient Center and at Children’s Hospital and Clinics.

Clinic Appointments

Allergy and Immunotherapy (shot) Nurse Service Hours

Patient Forms:
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Health Screen – Immunotherapy Pre-Injection Questionnaire 
Allergy Immunotherapy Information  
Allergy Immunotherapy Consent Form  
Environmental Controls and Preventative Measures
Medications To Be Held for Allergy Skin Testing  
Asthma Control Test (ACT) 
How to Read Labels for Wheat, Milk, Soy, Shellfish, Peanut, or Egg Free Diets  

Links to Important Resources
This list includes links to resources that are not programmed or accredited by the Nebraska Medical Center, but may be of interest to patients.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network:      

AAAAI (American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology):                                  
Conditions & Treatment
Pollen Counts

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Allergy & Asthma Patient Information

Immune Deficiency Organization:

Clinical Research Studies:
No allergy specific studies open at this time.