Uzma N. Sarwar, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Infectious Disease
- Medical Education
- State University of NY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
- New York University
- Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
National Institutes of Health
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
- Administrative Title
- Attending Physician, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
- Clinical Focus
Dr. Sarwar’s clinical practice is focused on the expansion of antimicrobial stewardship and early infectious disease consultation in the Emergency department.
- Research Focus
Innate and adaptive immune responses to investigational HIV vaccines, antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department.
Uzma N. Sarwar received her bachelor’s and medical degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York University and a fellowship in infectious diseases at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Sarwar was a research fellow at the Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH) where she worked as an investigator for early phase clinical trials of candidate vaccines for HIV, malaria, influenza, Ebola, Chikungunya, and other emerging infectious diseases.
Dr, Sarwar—who joined Montefiore in 2013— received the National Institutes of Health Director’s Award in 2013 as a member of the malaria vaccine study team.