Professor of Medicine
Director, HIV Clinic
of Nebraska Medical Center
Nebraska Medical Center
Susan Swindells, M.D., is
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious
Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
She is Medical Director of the HIV Clinic, Director of the Nebraska AIDS
Education Training Center and Principal Investigator for the Nebraska AIDS
Clinical Trial Group subunit.
native of England, Dr. Swindells earned her medical degree from University
College in London in 1977. She did
three years of postgraduate training in England as well as a one-year residency
at the University of Washington in Seattle in Family Medicine.
Swindells currently has funded research projects from the Health Resources and
Services Administration (HRSA) of the Public Health Service in education and
service provision. In the past few
years, Dr. Swindells has served as principal investigator on several clinical
trials with the NIH and pharmaceutical companies. She does editorial reviews for journals such as Clinical
Infectious Diseases and the New England Journal of Medicine.
She serves on several UNMC and College of Medicine Committees and is
presently a Board Member of the Nebraska AIDS Project.
She has published articles in scholarly journals and written two book
chapters. In 1998, she edited the 'Neurological and
Neuropsychological Complications of HIV Disease'.
Swindells is a very popular speaker having presented many times in the past few
years. She is an active teacher on
the UNMC campus and serves as a faculty advisor to freshmen medical students and
a Preceptor for sophomore medical students.
She has twice been among the top teachers in her department, been
recognized by the Dean of College of Medicine for special achievements, and
received a caregiver award from the Omaha Interfaith Network in December 1999.