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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Division of Infectious Diseases


photo of Jana Preis

Jana I. Preis, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, 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


Research Interests:

Transplant & Immunocompromised ID

Travel ID

QI Methodology

Current projects:
  • How Well Do We Manage Urinary Tract Infections. New York VA Harbor Healthcare System
  • VA Multi-Center Randomized Blinded Study REPRIEVE to Evaluate Vascular Complications in HIV/AIDS patients
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:

Cross-disciplinary care to our Veterans

Academic and clinical collaboration with trainees and colleagues

Diverse exposure to innovative technology

Mailing Address:
800 Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209

  • Preis J., Lutwick L. Chapter on Infections in Asplenic Patients. Infectious Disease in Critical Care and Antimicrobials Stewardship: CRC Press (2018)
  • Preis J. Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections & Osteomyelitis. VA National Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force, 2016
  • Preis J., Lutwick L. Chapter on Typhoid Disease. Tropical Pediatrics: Elsevier Publisher 2015
  • Preis J., Lutwick L. Chapter on P. Knowlesii. The Book on Emerging Infectious Diseases: Elsevier Publisher 2014
  • Lutwick L., Preis J. Herpes B Chapter & Measles Chapter. Clinical Decision Support: Infectious Diseases 2013