Current Research

Poole Lab with Researchers
Dr. Poole's lab (Left to right): Dr. Jill Poole, Amber Johnson,
Amy Nelson, Austin Barry, and Amy Nelson.

The Department of Internal Medicine has an active research program, with investigators involved in clinical, translational and basic science research. Our research funding from external sources is approximately $20 million annually.

Our research activities are based at both UNMC and the Omaha VA Hospital, and are within the 12 sub-specialties (divisions) of internal medicine. Each division has individual representation on the department's Internal Medicine Research Council. The divisions of Internal Medicine include: