Division of Infectious Diseases

Division of Infectious Diseases LogoThe Division of Infectious Diseases is comprised of 30+ faculty members with basic, translational, and clinical research strengths in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, antimicrobial resistance, infections in the elderly, biodefense, and emerging infections. The scientific disciplines involved in this work include clinical trials, immunology, pathology, host-pathogen interactions and pathogenesis, genetics, pharmacology, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, epidemiology, public health, and virology. There is also significant international research in the Division related to HIV/AIDS and co-infections, sexually transmitted infections, and tuberculosis, in part through collaborations with the Center for Global Health and Diseases.

Division of Infectious Diseases ResearcherIn addition to research, the Division also has robust clinical programs which include outpatient activities and an Infectious Diseases (ID) wound clinic, a transplant ID clinic, a pulmonary ID clinic, andHIV Molecule outpatient antibiotic consultation. Division faculty members are very involved in all years of medical student teaching and many ID faculty serve as mentors for the required medical school thesis. Divisional faculty also organizes a portion of the second year medical school curriculum.