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Robert A. Salata, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health,
 Case Western Reserve University

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine,
 University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine

Email : robert.salata@uhhospitals.org
Office Phone : 216.844.6279
Fax : 216.844.1632
Appointments : 216.844.8500
Outpatient Clinic : Mather Pavilion 1600
SIU Clinic : Foley Building, 1st floor


  • B.A. : University of Notre Dame , 1971-1974
  • M.D. : Case Western Reserve University, 1975-1979
  • Residency : Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1979-1982
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1982-1985

Clinical Interests

  • General infectious diseases

Research Interests

Epidemiology and management of healthcare-associated infections and international HIV/AIDS.

Selected References

  • Morrison CS, Chen PL, Nankya I, Rinaldi A, Van der Pol B, Ma YR, Chipato T, Mugerwa R, Dunbar M, Arts E, Salata RA. Hormonal Contraceptive Use and HIV Disease Progression Among Women in Uganda and Zimbabwe. J Aquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Jun 1:57(2): 157-164.
  • Traboulsi RS, Mukherjee PK, Chandra J, Salata RA, Jurevic R, Ghannoum MA. Gentian violet exhibits activity against biofilms formed by oral Candida isolates obtained from HIV-infected patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother: 2011 June; 55(6): 3043-5.
  • Nowak RG, Gravitt PE, Morrison CS, Gange SJ, Kwok C, Oliver AE, Howard R, Van der Pol B, Salata RA, Pandian NS, Chipato T, Munjoma M, Celantano DD. Increase in human papillomavirus detection during early HIV infection among women in Zimbabwe. J Infect Dis 2011 Apr 15; 203(8): 1182-91.
  • Beltramini AM, Salata RA, Ray AJ. Thermoregulation and risk of surgical site infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol: 2011 Jun; 32(6) 603-610.
  • Mehlotra RK, Cheruvu VK, Blood Zikursh MJ, BEnish RL, Lederman MM, Salata RA, Gripshover B, McComsey GA, Lisgaris MV, Fulton S, Subauste CS, Jurevic RJ, Guillemette C, Zimmerman PA, Rodriguez B. Chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5-2459 genotype in patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy; race-specific influence on virologic success. J Infect Dis. 2011 Jul; 204(2): 291-8.
  • Watkins RR, Yamshchikov AV, Lemonovich TL, Salata RA. The role of vitamin D deficiency in sepsis and potential therapeutic implications. J Infect Jul 13.