Dr. Priya Nori is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) and outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy program (OPAT) at Montefiore Health System and is Program Director of the Infectious Diseases (ID) fellowship program. She is an alumna of the Johns Hopkins University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she received the American Medical Women’s Association’s Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed her internship at Baylor College of Medicine, residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell. She returned to Einstein/Montefiore for fellowship in infectious diseases then stayed on as faculty, 2013 onwards. She oversees stewardship operations at the Bronx campuses and ambulatory sites. She also serves as Medical Director of the Montefiore OPAT program, an innovative ID care management program lead by the Montefiore CMO.
Her primary academic focus is medical education and mentorship in ASP, Infection Prevention, and Emerging Infections. She leads ASP and ID educational initiatives throughout the medical center and has pioneered programs to improve antibiotic prescribing at all levels. She is widely published in the area of educational curricula and decision-support tools for stewardship and infection prevention, orthopedic infections, and novel diagnostic technology for rapid microbe identification. She also serves on the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s (IDSA) Subcommittee for Antimicrobial Stewardship Curricula, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s (CDC/SHEA) Outbreak Response Training Program Education Committee, the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee, and is co-chair of the SHEA stewardship certificate track, 2019-2021. Under her leadership, Montefiore’s ASP was awarded the IDSA’s Stewardship Center of Excellence distinction in 2018. She is also course director of IDSNY’s fellows' course on stewardship, infection prevention, and hospital epidemiology. She was awarded ID fellowship “teacher of the year” in 2015, and the Department of Medicine “rising star” award in 2017.