Thomas Safranek is a preventative medicine specialist practicing in Lincoln, NE. Safranek specializes in the health of individuals, communities, and particular populations, focusing on how to protect and maintain health as well as prevent disease and dangers. As a preventative health specialist, Safranek participates in the planning and evaluation of health services, researches diseases in specific populations and helps manage health care organizations. Preventative medicine specialists can specialize further in aerospace medicine, occupational medicine, or public health and general preventive medicine.
Education and Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
- Multistate outbreak of hemolysis in hemodialysis patients traced to faulty blood tubing sets.
- Advances in hospital infection control programs.
- West Nile virus blood transfusion-related infection despite nucleic acid testing.
- Sensitivity of second-generation enzyme immunoassay for detection of hepatitis C virus infection among oncology patients.
- An outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections among outpatients at a
- Long-term persistence of mumps antibody after receipt of 2 measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccinations and antibody response after a third MMR vaccination among a university population.
- Reassessment of the association between Guillain-Barré syndrome and receipt of swine influenza vaccine in 1976-1977: results of a two-state study. Expert Neurology Group.
- Population-based estimates of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Areus (MRSA) infections among high school athletes--Nebraska, 2006-2008.
- Statewide applied epidemiology workforce capacity and competency assessment--Nebraska, 2008.
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae outbreak in a long-term care facility--Nebraska, 2014.
- Multistate product traceforward investigation to link imported romaine lettuce to a US cyclosporiasis outbreak - Nebraska, Texas, and Florida, June-August 2013.
- Regional investigation of a cyclosporiasis outbreak linked to imported romaine lettuce - Nebraska and Iowa, June-August 2013.
- An interstate outbreak of tick-borne relapsing fever among vacationers at a Rocky Mountain cabin.
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