Division of Infectious Diseases

Priya Nori, MD

Priya Nori, MD

Dr. Priya Nori graduated from Johns Hopkins University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed an internship at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to joining Einstein/Montefiore for an infectious diseases fellowship, she was an academic hospitalist at New York Hospital Queens. 

Dr. Nori’s numerous awards include the American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award, Alpha Omega Alpha, and the Barbara Zucker Traveling Fellowship in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Her research currently focuses on antimicrobial stewardship, with emphasis on improving evidence-based antibiotic prescribing in medical providers. 

Why did you choose Einstein? 

I was a medical student at Einstein and came back for ID fellowship. Einstein has a strong academic tradition that I am very proud of. I am extremely happy here and love the faculty. 

What do you enjoy most about your research at the moment? 

My research is centered in antimicrobial stewardship and hospital epidemiology, which is particularly important to healthcare and relevant in the national dialogue. It is a diverse field that allows for meaningful interaction with many different services. On a daily basis, I help providers in ER, surgical services, medical house staff, and PA teams select appropriate antibiotic regimens for their patients. I also lecture to different services on effective use of antibiotics and study their prescribing patterns before and after my educational outreach.

As a new faculty member, what are you looking forward to? 

Rapidly evolving microbes, combined with the lack of effective new drugs, create a challenging environment for treating patients. My work is constantly changing, which I find exciting. I am looking forward to the personal growth related to making independent decisions, seeing the outcomes, and hopefully impacting patients in a positive way.


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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