Major research strengths of the Division are in HIV/AIDS, transplant ID, antimicrobial resistance, and nosocomial and community-acquired infections.

Education and Training

The Division provides exceptional educational opportunities for graduate students, medical students, medical residents, and postdoctoral PhD and MD fellows.


The Division provides state-of-the-art care that is easily accessible by patients and that is responsive to the needs of our physician colleagues.

Matthew Culyba, MD, PhD – Receives CMRF Award

Matthew Culyba, MD, PhD, has been awarded funding for a two-year grant by the Competitive Medical Research Fund (CMRF) entitled “Identification of Novel Therapeutic Targets by Tracking the Evolutionary Dynamics of MRSA Bloodstream Infection”.

M. Hong Nguyen, MD Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Minh-Hong Nguyen, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $470,655 for a two-year grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) entitled “Invasive aspergillosis complicating severe influenza.” This proposal was submitted in response to the competitive funding opportunity entitled NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21) under funding opportunity number PA-19-053.

Welcome Erin McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Erin McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP is joining the ID Connect team and will transition into a role as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. In her new role, Dr. McCreary will carry forth academic interests in antimicrobial stewardship education, antimicrobial resistance, and the care of immunosuppressed patients to foster the expanding role of ID Connect in antimicrobial stewardship outreach.

Ghady Haidar, MD Receives CTSI KL2 Career Development Award

Ghady Haidar, MD, has been awarded a KL2 Career Development Award and appointment to the Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Scholars Program through a highly competitive process. Dr. Haidar’s project is entitled “The Gut Microbiome in Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Colonization, Persistence, Infection, and Tolerance after Lung or Liver Transplantation.”

Division of Infectious Diseases
Academic Administrative Office

818 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Center for Care of Infectious Diseases

Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Patient Appointments: 412-647-7228