University of Nebraska Medical Center

Elizabeth R. Schnaubelt, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, C-STARS Omaha


Elizabeth Schnaubelt

Lt. Col. Elizabeth Schnaubelt, MD, joined the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine team in 2018 when she was assigned as the inaugural medical director for the U.S. Air Force Center for Sustainment of Trauma Readiness Skills (C-STARS) Omaha. C-STARS Omaha’s mission is to advance the readiness skills and competency of U.S. Air Force medical personnel so they can provide safe and effective care for patients who have contracted or may have been exposed to highly hazardous infectious diseases. To accomplish the C-STARS Omaha mission, Dr. Schnaubelt and her team also work closely with the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit. In addition to her significant responsibilities as the C-STARS Omaha medical director, Dr. Schnaubelt carries a substantial clinical load, attending on the general infectious diseases and orthopedic infectious diseases services in the UNMC ID Division, and fully participates in the clinical and educational missions of UNMC. She is board certified in infectious diseases.


  • Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2007
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2010
  • Internship: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 2012
  • Fellowship: Epidemic Intelligence Service, Emory University/CDC/Georgia Poison Center, 2018