Ted R. Mikuls, MD, MSPH
Dr. Mikuls is the Umbach Professor in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and serves as Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
Dr. Mikuls completed both his medical school training and internal medicine residency at UNMC followed by his rheumatology fellowship training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he also received his Masters in Public Health. Dr. Mikuls joined the UNMC Rheumatology Division 2002 where he remains active in clinical-translational research, research mentoring, education, and patient care. He has directed the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Rheumatoid Arthritis clinic for the last 17 years and serves as the Principal Investigator of the national VA Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry (VARA). Dr. Mikuls also serves as the director of the Professional Development core for the NIH/NIGMS-funded Great Plains IDeA CTR.
Dr. Mikuls research efforts are focused on the epidemiology and health outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout. He has received research funding from the VA, NIH, Arthritis Foundation, the US Department of Defense, Industry, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation.