Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA

Columbia University Medical Center and NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
Dr. Lisa Saiman, is a professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center and an attending physician at New York-Presbyterian (NYP) Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Dr. Salman's primary research and clinical interests are the infectious disease and microbiology issues in people with cystic fibrosis and healthcare-acquired infections, multidrug-resistant pathogens, and antimicrobial stewardship, particularly as related to infants hospitalized in the neonatal ICU.

Dr. Saiman has been selected as the SHEA Lectureship at IDWeek 2014, presenting on October 10, 2014: 3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

She is a member of SHEA, IDSA, and PIDS. For SHEA, she previously served on the Pediatric Leadership Council and currently serves on the Publications Committee. For PIDS, she serves on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee. Dr. Saiman has been elected to the Pediatric Research Society and the Pediatric Academic Society. In addition, she serves as an advisor to the New York State Health Department and to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on matters related to infection prevention and control.

Dr. Saiman received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. She performed her pediatric internship, residency, and subspecialty training in pediatric infectious diseases at Columbia University. Upon completion of her training, she joined the faculty at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) in 1989, has served as the hospital epidemiologist at NYP Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital since 1992, and received her master's of public health in epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health at CUMC in 1999.