Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Rupp is Professor and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is the Medical Director of The Nebraska Medical Center Department of Infection Control & Epidemiology and an Associate Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Dr. Rupp received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. He underwent internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and completed Fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Virginia Commonwealth University.
He is a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialty area of Infectious Diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He is a Past-President of SHEA. Dr Rupp has served as a consultant for the US Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIH, and VA. He recently served as the Chief-of-Staff at Nebraska Medicine.
Dr. Rupp has published over 450 articles, chapters and abstracts. He frequently presents papers at national and international meetings, serves as a guest lecturer, and is an active teacher and researcher. Dr. Rupp’s research interests are in the areas of healthcare-associated infections, staphylococcal disease, and antimicrobial stewardship.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
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