Division of Infectious Diseases

Faculty & Research

Faculty & Research 

Our investigators advance the study of infectious diseases and the pathogens that cause them through hands-on field work supporting basic science research as well as investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. more info 


Education & Training

Education & Training 


Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program 

Division-Sponsored Courses 

Global Health Training 


Patient Care & Clinical Services

Patient Care & Clinical Services 

Schedule an appointment, refer a patient, Einstein-Montefiore ID treatment centers. more info 




Policies, schedules, antibiotic booklet, and useful links. more info 

News & Media

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski Named AAAS Fellow
Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology & Immunology; Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases; and Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky Wins 2016 Montefiore President's Award
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, Director, Healthcare Epidemiology, Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), was named a winner of the 2016 Montefiore President’s Award.

ID Week

ID Week 2016 Presentations
Infectious Diseases division members will present their work at the upcoming ID Week 2016, held this year on Oct. 26-30, in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Jacqueline Achkar Awarded NIH Grant

Dr. Jacqueline Achkar Awarded $3.7 Million NIH grant
Jacqueline Achkar, M.D., M.Sc. was awarded a $3.7 million NIH grant to identify biomarkers offering early warning of potentially fatal active Tuberculosis in people with HIV

Dr. Marla Keller Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY

Dr. Marla Keller Appointed Vice Chair for Research
Dr. Marla Keller, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, has been appointed Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori Appointed ID Leaders
The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Belinda E. Ostrowsky has been appointed Director of Epidemiology, Stewardship, and Infection Prevention, and Dr. Priya Nori has been appointed Medical Director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP).

Dr. Kami Kim Dr. Johanna Daily Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Malaria: Progress and Promise
Dr. Kami Kim, Dr. Johanna Daily, and Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux are currently conducting innovative research on cerebral malaria (CM).

Dr. Barry Zingman Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

AIDS Center to Receive Commissioners Special Recognition Award
Dr. Barry Zingman and the Montefiore AIDS Center will be presented with the Commissioners Special Recognition Award for HIV/AIDS services from the New York State Department of Health.

news & multimedia archive 


Division Chief

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. (Bio)
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of Medicine
Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research


Case of the Month

January 2017  

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A 73-year-old woman was referred because of a chronic cough, sputum that has varied in color, and a 20 lb. weight loss.  >> more 

 Previous Cases 


Conferences & Seminars

Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds @ Einstein
Dr. Uriel Felsen and Drs. Tlamsa and Mogollon (Fellows)
Research Seminar and Fellow's Presentation
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

Conference & Seminar Schedules

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