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.

Palash Samanta, MBBS, MD – Receives Merck Investigator Award

Palash Samanta, MBBS MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $52,250 for a two-year study by the Merck Investigator Studies Program Review Committee (MISP-RC) entitled “Real-world experience of Imipenem-Relebactam (IMI/REL) for treating Pseudomonas aeruginosa...

Welcome New Faculty Members to the ID Division and ID Connect Team

We are very pleased to announce several new faculty members who are joining the ID Division. As we have discussed, the Division is rapidly expanding its expertise and reach through Tele-ID services that are administered by ID Connect. As a consequence, the types of...

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.

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