Experts for Media - Infectious Disease

Priya Nori, MD

Medical Director, Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Department of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

 Dr. Priya Nori is Director of the Montefiore-Einstein Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Wakefield and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases). Her research currently focuses on educational tools for improving antibiotic prescribing in medical providers. She is very involved in residency and fellow education and curriculum development in the area of Infectious Diseases. 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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Antibiotic Prescribing
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infection Prevention
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship

Selected Media Coverage

Healio, Fox News, Healio, NPR

Barry Zingman, MDBarry S. Zingman

Medical Director, AIDS Center
Prossofer of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 Dr. Zingman directs the largest multidisciplinary and multispecialty adult HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention program in New York State. His program’s clinical sites include (1) the Center for Positive Living/I.D. Clinic, for HIV, Hepatitis C, and general Infectious Diseases care; (2) The Oval Center at Montefiore, which provides screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis programs, LGBT care, and Hepatitis C care; and (3) other inpatient and outpatient sites at the Moses Division of Montefiore Medical Center. He has been Principal Investigator or Medical Director on over 75 HIV/AIDS-related research protocols and grants. These currently include grants from HRSA, the New York State Department of Health's AIDS Institute, NIH, and industry for multidisciplinary HIV primary care and testing; HIV retention, adherence and viral suppression; studies of broadly-neutralizing therapeutic HIV antibodies; new HIV viral load assays; response to pneumococcal vaccine in HIV+ and HIV- individuals; and studies of other new antiretroviral agents.

Areas of Expertise

  • STDs
  • Sexual education
  • PrEP

Selected Media Coverage

Bronx Voice, The Journal News