Division of

Infectious Diseases


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.

Dr. Silveira named IDSA Fellow

Fernanda Silveira, MD, MS, 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....

Dr. Cyktor promoted to Research Assistant Professor

Joshua C. Cyktor, PhD, has been promoted to the rank of Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, retroactive to July 1, 2018.Josh earned his PhD in Integrated Biomedical Science/Immunology in 2012 from The Ohio State University and then served as a...

Dr. Kathleen Sheridan receives UPMC ACES award for 2018

Kathleen (Katie) R. Sheridan, DO, has received UPMC’s Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service (ACES). The ACES Award honors staff whose everyday actions, and in some instances, personal acts of courage and compassion exceed the high level of service...

Dr. Sluis-Cremer receives NIH grant research award

Nicolas Sluis-Cremer, PhD, has been awarded funding of $559,118 for a one-year R56 grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) entitled “HIV-Reservoir in Naïve CD+ T cells”. This proposal was...

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