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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Division of Infectious Diseases

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Jana I. Preis, MD, MPH

Assistant Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brooklyn VA Medical Center
Co-Chair, Infection Control, Brooklyn VA Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate School of Medicine

Tel: (718) 836-6600, ext 6452


Mailing Address:
800 Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209

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Research Interests:

Transplant ID, Immunocompromised ID, Antimicrobial Stewardship

Current projects:
  • 10 year retrospective review of post-surgical complications among HIV/AIDS patients
  • 5 year retrospective review of blood stream infections among patients with ESRD on HD
  • Book chapter on Adenoviruses, Neurovirology
  • 10 year retrospective review of Efavirenz safety among VA hospital patients with diagnosis of PTSD
Education and Training:
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Training: The George Washington University, Washington DC
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship: Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT
Why I enjoy working at SUNY Downstate:

Patient demographic and clinical diversity, high paced environment, renowned faculty

  • Preis J., Lutwick L. Infections of the Caribbean Islands Chapter. Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
  • Preis J., Dembry L. Appropriateness of Tuberculin Skin Testing at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, TX 2011
  • El-Saeed B., Preis J. Kukuchi Disease - A Puzzling Diagnosis. New York State Society of Infectious Diseases Conference, NY 2011
  • Contributor, "HACEK Group Infections",, 2009
  • Preis J., Gatkewich E. Does Adult Kawasaki Diagnosis Exist? New York State Medical Society Conference, NY 2009
  • Ofoma, U., Preis, J., Yacht A. Does Early Fellowship Interest Affect an Internal Medicine Resident's Knowledge of General Internal Medicine? New York State Chapter ACP Upstate Scientific Meeting, NY 2008