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Andrew T. Pavia, MD


  • Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah School of Medicine (2002-Present)
  • George and Esther Gross Presidential Professor, University of Utah (2003-Present)
  • Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine (2001-Present)

Areas of Special Interest

  • Epidemiology, diagnosis and management of emerging infectious diseases including influenza, respiratory infections and diarrheal diseases
  • Keenly interested in HIV/AIDS and has been involved in HIV clinical care and research since the 1980’s
  • Antimicrobial use and stewardship
  • Clinical and public health preparedness and response to bioterrorism and naturally occurring epidemics and pandemics

Professional Recognition & Appointments

  • Director of Hospital Epidemiology, Associate Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, IDSA, American College of Physicians, and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Member, National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (Formerly Institute of Medicine Forum on Public Health Preparedness)
  • Member, NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel
  • Member, CDC Team B for COVID-19. CDC Team B for Monkey Pox
  • Co-Chair, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Influenza Treatment Guidelines Panel
  • Member and Chair (2018), IDWeek Program Committee
  • Former Member, CDC Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Former Member, Board of Directors - IDSA
  • Former Chair, IDSA Pandemic Influenza Task Force
  • Former Member, National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC)
  • Former Chair - Vaccine Safety Working Group of the NVAC
  • Former Member, National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB)
  • Former Chair, Influenza Working Group of the NBSB
  • Former Chair, IDSA National and Global Public Policy Committee

Publication Highlights

Over 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles, textbook chapters, reviews and scientific abstracts including:


  • Brown University (A.B.)
  • Brown University (Medical School)
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Internal Medicine (Residency, Chief Resident)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Preventive Medicine (Residency)
  • University of Utah School of Medicine, Adult/Pediatric Infectious Disease (Fellowship)


  • NIAID/BioFire grant recipient
  • WebMD - Preparer of CME material
  • GSK - Consultant