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UPMC Center for Care of Infectious Diseases Video Series

May 2, 2022

Travel Clinic

Carolyn Fernandes, MD, director of UPMC's Travel Health Program, explains the preventive health care services and specialized care after travel offered by the clinic.

Phage Therapy at Pitt/UPMC 

Daria Van Tyne, PhD, discusses phage therapy for treating antibiotic-resistant infections.

The CoVICS Study

Ghady Haidar, MD, outlines the objectives on an ongoing study that quantifies immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in immunocompromised individuals.

Enhanced Detection System for Health Care-Associated Transmission (EDS-HAT): A New Paradigm for Infection Prevention 

Lee Harrison, MD, presents methods for outbreak detection to prevent infections and deaths, as well as avert hospital costs.

Prosthetic Joint Infections 

Neel Shah, MD, the Infectious Disease Division's expert on orthopaedic infections, discusses the basics of prosthetic joint infections.

Penicillin Allergy in Antimicrobial Stewardship 

Ricardo Arbulu, MD, discusses the impact of mislabeled penicillin allergies, and reviews an algorithm successfully applied to many institutions, including UPMC, to risk-stratify patients with the label to receive beta-lactam agents safely.