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Robert A. Salata, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health,
 Case Western Reserve University

Chairman, Department of Medicine,
 University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Email : robert.salata@uhhospitals.org
Office Phone : 216.844.3293
Fax : 216.844.1632
Appointments : 216.844.8500
Outpatient Clinic : Mather Pavilion 1600
SIU Clinic : Foley Building, 1st floor


  • B.A. : University of Notre Dame , 1971-1974
  • M.D. : Case Western Reserve University, 1975-1979
  • Residency : Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1979-1982
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1982-1985

Clinical Interests

  • General infectious diseases

Research Interests

Epidemiology and management of healthcare-associated infections and international HIV/AIDS.

Selected References

  • Webel AR, Barkley J, Longenecker CT, Mittlesteadt A, Gripshover B, Salata RA. A cross-sectional description of age and gender differences in exercise patterns in adults living with HIV infection. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 2014 July 5. Pii: S1055-3290 (14) 00137-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2014.06.004.
  • Longosz A, Morrison CS, Chen PL, Brand HH, Arts E, Nankya I, Salata RA, Quinn TC, Eshelman SH, Laeydendecker O. Comparison of antibody responses to HIV infection in Ugandan women infected witgh substypes A and D. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Nov19 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Van Duin D, Cober E, Richter SS, Perez F, Kalayjian RC, Salata RA, Evans S, Fowler VG Jr, Kaye KS, Bonomo R. Impact of therapy and strain type on outcomes in urinary tract infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Klebsiela pneumonia. J Antimicrob Chremother. 2014 Dec 9. Pii: dku495. [Epub ahread of print].
  • Kaddumukasa M, Katabira E, Salata RA, et al. Global medical education partnersip to expand specialty expertise: A case report of building neurology clinical and research capacity. Human Resources for Health. 2014; 12:75 doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-12-75.
  • Nerandzic MM, Thota P, Sankar C T, Jencson A, Cadnum JL, Ray AJ, Salata RA, Watkins RR, Donskey CJ. Evaluation of a pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection system for reduction of healthcare-associated pathogens in hospital rooms. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Feb;36(2):192-7. doi: 10.1017/ice.2014.36.
  • Watkins RR, Lemonovich TL, Salata RA. An update on the association of vitamin D deficiency with common infectious diseases. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2015 Jan 26:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:257419.
  • Salvana EMT, Salvana AD, and Salata RA. HIV with Hepatitis B Co-Infection: Optimizing Treatment in Resource-Limited Settings. J AIDS Clin Res 6:425 doi: 10.4172/2155-6113.1000425.
  • Keitel WA, Jackson LA, Edupuganti S, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of a subviron monovalent unadjuvanted inactivated influenza A (H3N2) variant vaccine in healthy persons > 18 years old. J Infect Dis 2015 Feb 3. Pii: jiv056. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25649171.