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.

Ghady Haidar, MD – Receives Karius Investigator Award

Ghady Haidar MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $110,598 for a two-year study by the Karius Investigator Initiated Clinical Studies Review Committee entitled “Metagenomic sequencing for lung transplant recipients with respiratory tract infections: a pilot study.”

Dimiter S. Dimitrov, PhD – Named Science Superhero

Dimiter “Mitko” Dimitrov, PhD, has recently been named one of 10 “Science Superheroes” in leading the U.S. COVID-19 response by MediFind. Dr. Dimitrov’s laboratory discovered potent, neutralizing monoclonal antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 that received international recognition and were reported in Cell, PNAS, and mAbs.

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