Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases offers clinical services in areas of hospital consultative services, as well as outpatient services for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, international travel and immunization, adult immunization, bone and joint infection, multi-drug resistant, consultation for potential infectious conditions, and conditions requiring long term antibiotic management. Lyme disease is evaluated and managed in accord with the latest clinical guidelines.

The division plays an active role at the UConn School of Medicine and post-graduate medical training programs, including course leadership in core medical school classes including Case Oriented Essentials, Microbiology laboratory, Vertically Integrated Teams Aligned in Learning (VITAL), Coaching, and Scholarship, as well as providing more clinically-oriented educational experiences in tropical medicine, hospital and office-based infectious diseases, and travel and immunization services. The division promotes the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents through co-directorship of the UConn Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program as well as providing leadership for hospital infection control and epidemiology services

Division members present comprehensive updates of the field through continuing medical education forums for physicians and nurse practitioners and are involved in local, national, and international clinical research.

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