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.

Congratulations Sowmya Nanjappa, MBBS, MD, FACP, FIDSA!

Sowmya Nanjappa, MBBS, MD, FACP, FIDSA, was recently promoted to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, retroactive to August 1, 2020. Dr. Nanjappa trained as an Infectious Diseases (ID) Fellow at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis,...

Cristian Apetrei, MD, PhD – Receives NIH Research Award

Cristian Apetrei, MD, PhD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $3,898,169 for a five-year award by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH/NIDDK) entitled “Impact of metabolic programming of T cells...

Urvi Parikh, PhD – Receives USAID Subaward

Urvi Parikh, PhD, has been awarded funding of $4,200,000 for a five-year subaward from FHI 360, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) entitled “Maximizing Options to Advance Informed Choice for HIV Prevention (MOSAIC)”. This...

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