Dr. Adalja is a Senior Associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC. He also serves on the City of Pittsburgh's HIV Commission. He is board certified in internal medicine, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care medicine.
Dr. Adalja is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America's (IDSA) Public Health Committee, the American College of Emergency Physicians Pennsylvania Chapter’s EMS & Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Committee, the Allegheny County Medical Reserve Corps, and the US Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System Disaster Medical Assistance Team (PA-1), with which he was deployed to Haiti after the earthquake in 2010. He previously was a member of Allegheny County's Metropolitan Medical Response System. He has also served on U.S. government panels tasked with developing guidelines for the treatment of botulism and anthrax in mass casualty settings as well as a FEMA working group on nuclear disaster recovery.
Dr. Adalja is an Associate Editor of the journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism. He was a contributing author for the Handbook of Bioterrorism and Disaster Medicine, and he has published in such journals as Journal of Infectious Diseases, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Annals of Emergency Medicine. He also served as a book reviewer for JAMA.
Dr. Adalja is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of various medical societies, including the American Medical Association, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medical Association, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
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