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Session 2c - Strategies for Safe Living After Transplant & Covid 19

Seema Mehta Steinke, MD, MS
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Seema Mehta Steinke, MD, MS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is also Telemedicine faculty for ID Connect. Prior to moving to Colorado along with her military husband and joining UPMC, she held a joint appointment as Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and in the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University for 6 years. Her clinical focus includes Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases, providing infectious diseases care for oncology patients as well as solid organ and bone marrow transplant recipients, and providing telemedicine care to various patient populations across the country. Her interests include multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections, transplant infectious diseases, oncology infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship in the immunocompromised patient population, and telemedicine care for transplant patients. 


Dr. Mehta Steinke attended The University at Buffalo for medical school, completed her residency training at Tufts Medical Center, and subsequently completed her fellowship training at UCLA where she also earned a Master’s of Clinical Research. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, knitting, and traveling.