UPMC Celebrates Opening of Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
UPMC is hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
(CCID), a new center that unites many existing services into one renovated space. Attendees will be able to meet physicians and tour the clinic.
WHY: The CCID will provide a broad range of care services including, but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, HIV-hepatitis C co-infection, C. difficile, Lyme disease, bloodstream infections, bone and joint infections, atypical mycobacterial infections, and travel-associated infections. The remodel includes 12 exam rooms and is equipped to evaluate patients with potentially contagious airborne diseases.
• Mark Gladwin, M.D.
, chair of the Department of Medicine, Pitt School of Medicine, and co-director of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
• John Innocenti, president of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
WHEN: 4 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 16
Opening remarks will be held at 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Falk Medical Building, 3601 Fifth Ave., Suite 700, Pittsburgh, 15213
Note to media:
To cover this event, please contact Allison Hydzik at 412-647-9975