Ted R. Mikuls, MD, MSPH

Ted Mikuls, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Umbach Professor of Rheumatology and Vice-Chair for Research, Internal Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Appointments: 402-559-4015

Primary Practice Location:
Durham Outpatient Center

Practice Location(s): University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha VA Medical Center
Research Interests: Outcomes, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis
Health outcomes and quality of care in gout
Medical School: 1995 M.D., High honors,  University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE
Residency: 1998 Resident, Internal Medicine UNMC, Omaha, NE
1999 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine UNMC, Omaha, NE
Fellowship: 2001 Fellow in Rheumatology University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Graduate Education: 2001 M.S.P.H., Epidemiology,  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Bio Sketch:

Director and Founder, VA Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry (VARA)
Director, NIGMS Great Plains IDeA CTR Professional Development Program
Faculty, University of Nebraska Graduate College
Director/Investigator, Nebraska Arthritis Outcomes Research Center (NAORC)
Director, Omaha VA RA/DMARD Clinic
Vice-Chair, Research, UNMC Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. Mikuls is a rheumatologist and epidemiologist with research interests focused on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout.  He is actively engaged in clinical/translational research activities and has received research funding from the NIH, U.S. Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, the Rheumatology Research Foundation, and industry.  He has extensive experience conducting multi-center / multidisciplinary trials, serving as the Principal Investigator (PI) for the multicenter Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis (VARA) registry since its inception in 2003.  He has served on multiple national study sections including those convened by the NIH, VA, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation. He previously chaired the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Subcommittee for Practice Guidelines, served on the US FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee, and was the Lead Editor for the textbook A Color Handbook – Rheumatology