Meet Our APPs: Melissa Mohling, AGACNP-BC, ARNP

We are pleased to present the next in our weekly series introducing you to Internal Medicine’s Advanced Practice Providers. In addition to sharing information about where they work in the department, we asked them each to tell us a little bit about their “Why” (the sustaining pull for their work) and what relaxes them. (Read […]

Goedken named ACDA for Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Kristin Goedken, MBA, has been named to the role of Associate Clinical Department Administrator (ACDA), effective 9 January 2023. This new position will work alongside Denise Zang, MBA, FACMPE, the Clinical Department Administrator, on a variety of projects including a closer look at the department’s […]

The Rapid Reduction of Infection-Related Visits and Antibiotic Use Among People With Cystic Fibrosis After Starting Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor

Article: The Rapid Reduction of Infection-Related Visits and Antibiotic Use Among People With Cystic Fibrosis After Starting Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor Authors: Aaron C Miller, Logan M Harris, Joseph E Cavanaugh, Mahmoud Abou Alaiwa, David A Stoltz, Douglas B Hornick, Philip M Polgreen Journal: Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Sep 30;75(7):1115-1122 Abstract: Background: People with cystic fibrosis (CF) routinely […]

As the year ends

This was certainly a year like no other. It may seem like we can say that every year, especially since 2020, but this year brought enormous challenges that our department, our institution, and indeed the entire health care system, have never faced all at once. A stubbornly persistent coronavirus, leadership changes, supply chain issues, inflation, […]

Meet Our APPs: Harmony Tamboura, ACNP

We are pleased to present the next in our weekly series introducing you to Internal Medicine’s Advanced Practice Providers. In addition to sharing information about where they work in the department, we asked them each to tell us a little bit about their “Why” (the sustaining pull for their work) and what relaxes them. (Read […]

Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: What have we Learned from Animal Models?

Article: Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: What have we Learned from Animal Models? Author: Mark Yorek Journal: Curr Diabetes Rev. 2022;18(5):e040521193121 Abstract: Introduction: Animal models have been widely used to investigate the etiology and potential treatments for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. What we have learned from these studies and the extent to which this information has […]

New Faculty Additions – 2022

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce some of the faculty members who joined us from August through December 2022. We are happy to welcome them to the department. Ahisan Ansari, MBBS – Associate Dr. Ahisan Ansari joined the Division of General Internal Medicine after completing an Internal Medicine Residency at Advent Health […]

State of the Department, 2022

The following is an abridged and edited transcript of yesterday’s State of the Department address. To view the entire presentation, click here (hawkid login required). Thank you very much for coming today for yet another holiday tradition, which is the annual State of the Department presentation for Internal Medicine. It’s been my privilege to serve […]