Division of Infectious Diseases

Division Administration



The Infectious Diseases Division of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center is committed to excellence in conducting leading-edge research, training, and patient care to control and prevent infectious disease.

Our Mission: 

  • to provide innovative, state-of-the-art clinical care in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases
  • to advance knowledge in the field of infectious diseases through teaching, education, and research

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


Tawania Fergus
Division Administrator

Jeanette Soto
Clinical Administrator



ASP News

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Designated as Center of Excellence by IDSA
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) at Montefiore, led by medical director Priya Nori, MD, has been designated as a Center for Excellence by The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). It is among 25 academic sites in the nation – and one of few in New York City, to receive this prestigious recognition, which was announced on August 15, 2018.


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