Patient Care

WASOG and the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research recently recognized a team of faculty at the U of M Medical School and staff at the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center and their commitment to meeting the needs of sarcoidosis patients and their work toward new findings and treatments.

Maria Hordinsky, MD, professor and head of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, was recently elected to the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Board of Directors.

A collaborative team at the University, including faculty, residents and a mechanical engineer, developed a respirator safety shield to protect patients and physicians during COVID-19 care.

Holly Belgum, MD
When third-year pediatric resident Holly Belgum, MD, went to college, she wasn’t entirely sure what career she wanted to pursue. 

Greg Beilman, MD
In 1994, Greg Beilman, MD, came to the University of Minnesota Medical School for a critical care fellowship and has been here ever since.

Ryan Hunter, PhD, assistant professor for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and his colleagues noticed inconsistencies among how effective antibiotics are in treating patients with cystic fibrosis and began studying how to improve antibiotic efficacy.

David Boulware, MD, MPH
Visiting Minnesota during the often-frigid month of November may not make the best first impression for new visitors. Yet today, when David Boulware, MD, MPH, thinks about when he first traveled to the state to interview for a residency at the University of Minnesota Medical School in November 1999, he recalls very little about the weather and more about the sense of energy and hope he had to join the community.

Stephen Richardson, MD
Despite traveling the country to interview at different programs, cardiac anesthesiology fellow Stephen Richardson, MD, knew he wanted to pursue his medical training in Minnesota. 

Kristina Krohn, MD
Known as “the Minnesota Project,” this early leadership in global medicine is one of many inspiring reasons why Kristina Krohn, MD, joined the faculty at the U of M Medical School in 2017.

Sophia Yohe, MD
A desire to plant roots closer to home drew Sophia Yohe, MD, to the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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