Dr. Kalil is a physician and Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Kalil received his M.D. from the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil and joined the University of Nebraska Medical Center faculty in 2003. He did his Internship and Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, and completed his Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine Fellowships at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University, Boston, MA) and at the National Institutes of Health (NIH, Bethesda, MD), respectively.
Dr. Kalil works as an attending clinician and a researcher at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is currently the Director of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Program at the University of Nebraska, and the Associate Director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.
Dr. Kalil has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award and the 2012 Clinical Research Award. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, has been a peer-reviewer and associate editor for major medical journals, and has published over two hundred PubMed indexed scientific articles.