University of Nebraska Medical Center

Rheumatology and Immunology

We are actively engaged in clinical and translational research and teaching, leading to advances in the diagnosis and management of disease.

Our faculty members areas of expertise include rheumatoid arthritis, gout, myositis, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus, and the use of ultrasound in rheumatology.

Our division is home to a nationally and internationally known clinical research program for rheumatoid arthritis, the Rheumatology & Arthritis Investigational Network, as well as the VA Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry, and FORWARD – The National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases.

Division Chief

James O'Dell, MD, is Robert L. Grissom Professor in Internal Medicine, Vice-Chair for Education, and a board-certified rheumatologist.

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Division Chief James O'Dell, MD