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.

Lee H. Harrison, MD – Receives NIH Research Training Grant Award

Lee H. Harrison, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $1,474,298 for a five-year award by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH/NIDDK) entitled “Pitt-Mozambique Training Program (Pitt-MozHRTP)...

Congratulations Dimiter S. Dimitrov, PhD!

Dimiter “Mitko” Dimitrov, PhD, has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor of Medicine, effective May 1, 2022. The appointment of a faculty member to a Distinguished Professorship at the University of Pittsburgh constitutes the highest honor that the...

Karin E. Byers, MD, MS, Promoted to Professor

Karin E. Byers, MD, MS, Associate Chief of Clinical Care, has been promoted to the rank of Professor of Medicine, retroactive to December 1, 2021. Dr. Byers joined the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2001 as the Director of Surgical Infections Unit and was...

Eun Jeong Kwak, MD, FIDSA – Named IDSA Fellow

Eun Jeong (EJ) Kwak, MD, has received the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Fellow designation (FIDSA). IDSA Fellows are individuals recognized for having achieved professional excellence and for providing significant service to the profession. EJ has achieved...

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