Rima El-Herte, MD
Rima El-Herte, MD

Rima El-Herte, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Medicine


  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • El-Herte R.I. and Meier J.L. Cytomegalovirus. David Schlossberg. Published by Cambridge University Press., Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1161-1167, 2015
  • El-Herte RI, Schouweiler KE, Farah RS, Arbulu R, Diekema D, Wanat KA, Ford BA. Phaeoacremonium parasiticum phaeohyphomycosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus treated successfully with surgical debridement and voriconazole: A case report and review of the literature. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2014.10.004., ID Cases, 1(4), 84-88, 2014
  • El-Herte RI, Kanj SS, Araj GF, Chami H, Gharzuddine W. First Report of Nocardia asiatica Presenting as an Anterior Mediastinal Mass in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. doi: 10.1155/2012/325767., Case Reposrts in Infectious Diseases, 2012, 325767, 2012
  • El-Herte RI, Araj GF, Matar GM, Baroud M, Kanafani ZA, Kanj SS. Detection of carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae producing NDM-1 in Lebanon. doi: 10.3855/jidc.2340., Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 6(5), 457-461, 2012
  • El-Herte RI, Kanj SS, Matar GM, Araj GF. The threat of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Lebanon: an update on the regional and local epidemiology. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2012.02.003., Journal of Infection and Public Health, 5(3), 233-243, 2012
  • El-Herte RI, Baban TA, Kanj SS. Recurrent refractory Clostridium difficile colitis treated successfully with rifaximin and tigecycline: a case report and review of the literature. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2011.616224., Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 44(3), 228-230, 2012
  • El-Herte RI, Baban T, Kanj S. Mucormycosis: A Review on Environmental Fungal Spores and Seasonal Variation of Human Disease. doi:10.4236/aid.2012.23012, Advances in Infectious Diseases, 2, 76-81, 2012
  • El-Herte RI, Haidar RK, Uthman IW, Kanj SS. Salmonella enteritidis bacteremia with septic arthritis of the sacroiliac joint in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: case report and review of the literature., Journal Medical Libanais, 59(4), 235-237, 2011


  • Outbreak of Enterovirus-D68 infection in children – Iowa, 2014. El-Herte R.I., Nieto M, Smith H, Moodley A. Abstract at Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, Florida., 2016
  • 1-Increasing Time to CMV DNAemia after Second of Tandem Autologous- Peripheral Blood Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Auto-BHSCT). Rima I. El-Herte, Thuy V. Nguyen, Guido Tricot, and Jeffery L. Meier. 5th International Congenital CMV Conference and 15th International CMV/Beta Herpes Virus Workshop, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia., 2015