Talia H Swartz

Talia H Swartz, MD, PhD

  • ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR MD/PHD EDUCATION
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medical Education

Specialties:

Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Research Topics:

Cellular Immunity, Cytokines, HIV/AIDS, Imaging, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Inflammation, Membrane Proteins/Channels, Membranes, Mucosal Immunology, T Cells, Transporters, Virulence Genes, Viruses and Virology

Talia Swartz, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Her clinical training is in Infectious Diseases with a specific interest in care for people with HIV and her basic science interest is in the biology that underlies chronic HIV infection and severe COVID-19. Her NIH-funded research laboratory investigates the signaling that mediates inflammatory signaling in response to infection and aims to develop novel treatment paradigms that reduce the morbidity and mortality of HIV-1 disease and COVID-19.

Dr. Swartz is Co-Director of the MD/PhD Program and Associate Dean for MD/PhD Education. She has been deeply committed to supporting the training of physician scientists through recruitment and support of diverse trainees who are navigating dual training in medicine and biomedical science. She is involved in innovative curricular development, outreach, and student support, both at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and through the AAMC GREAT Group MD/PhD Section Communications Committee where she has been developing resources to make physician scientist training available to a more diverse group of future trainees.

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Certifications

Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • HIV
  • HIV and AIDS

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Immunology [IMM], Microbiology [MIC]

Education

PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital

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