Susan Swindells, M. D.


Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, HIV Clinic

University of Nebraska Medical Center

985400 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198-5400


402-559-5581 (fax)


            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.

            A 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.

            Dr. 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'.

            Dr. 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.