Bradford Becken, MD

Bradford BeckenDr. Bradford Becken

Dr. Bradford Becken III is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received his MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2014 as well as an MS in Microbiology and Immunology. Next, he completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he earned the Duke Pediatrics fellow teacher of the year award in 2020. While a fellow at Duke he was also a fellow of the Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP) which funded his research on Akkermansia muciniphila, a novel mucin degrading anaerobic bacterium implicated as being protective against obesity and metabolic disease. 

Academic Appointment
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Academic Office
University of Nebraska Medical Center
982162 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-2162

Main Practice Location
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
402-955-6799

Administrative Appointment

Hospital Appointments
The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE

Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency
Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC

Fellowship
Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Duke University, Durham, NC

Research Interests
Pediatric HIV
Infections in Immunocompromised hosts
Infections in children with cystic fibrosis