Division of Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases includes physicians and scientists dedicated to reducing infectious disease morbidity in patients. The ID Division is led by Dr. Daniel Havlichek and is comprised of several talented faculty members including Ahmed Abubaker, M.D., Subhashis Mitra, M.D., Christopher Cooper, M.D., and Gary Stein, Pharm.D. This core group of faculty supports an Infectious Disease Fellowship Program and many resident and student activities. The group's research is currently focusing on basic and clinical sciences of gram positive and fungal pathogens.

The ID Division supports education in many ways. All faculty teach sophomore medical students in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Dr. Havlichek is the Chair for the Infectious Diseases and Immunology Domain (HM 511). Additionally, the faculty lecture in the other health colleges, as well as in Microbiology. All faculty teach housestaff on inpatient services and in outpatient settings. Dr. Mitra is the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director.

The Division has been successful in basic and clinical research. Drs. Havlicheck and Stein form the core of the clinical research team in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Stein is also an expert in pharmacokinetics. The Division has several active, funded research projects related to the use and pharmacodynamics of antimicrobial agents. Clinically, the Division sees approximately 100 consultations per month and is active in the ongoing outpatient management of persons with HIV and other infectious disease problems.

Clinic Contact Information:
Phone: (517) 353-4830
Fax: (517) 355-2134
4650 South Hagedorn Suite 100
East Lansing, MI, 48823

Academic Contact Information:
Division Assistant: Beth Moore
Phone: (517) 353-3747