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David N. Gilbert, MD


  • Chief of Infectious Diseases, Providence Portland Medical Center (1971-Presently emeritus status)
  • Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Sciences University (1971-Present)

Areas of Special Interest

  • All facets of Infectious Disease with emphasis on antimicrobials
  • Current Project – Role of rapid molecular diagnostics in antimicrobial stewardship

Professional Recognition & Appointments

  • Recipient of 2016 Annual Patient Safety Award from the Oregon Medical Association
  • Recipient of 2012 Watanakunakorn Clinician of the Year Award of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Past-President, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 2001-2002
  • Past Member, Infectious Diseases Section, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • IDSA/FDA Sponsored Workshop on Clinical Trials of Antimicrobials for Community Acquired Pneumonia
  • Co-Director, National Infectious Disease Board Review Course
  • Member, Laboratory Diagnostics Task Force of the IDSA

Publication Highlights

Over 170 peer reviewed publications in the area of infectious disease including:


  • University of Oregon (BS)
  • Oregon Health & Science University (Medical School)
  • Oregon Health & Science University (Residency)
  • University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School at Dallas  (Fellowship with Jay P. Sanford, M.D.)


  • Consultant for Biomerieux & BioFire
  • Research grant from BioFire