Bio of Dr. Joseph S. Cervia, M.D., FACP, FAAP
In recognition of his contributions to clinical care, teaching, research, and administration, Dr. Cervia was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine at Cornell University Medical College in 1996. In 1999, Dr. Cervia joined the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, establishing and directing the Comprehensive HIV Care and Research Center at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He was promoted to Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at Albert Einstein in 2004.
A board-certified internist, pediatrician, adult and pediatric infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Cervia has dedicated much of his career to the care of individuals and families battling HIV and other infectious diseases, and to clinical research related to therapeutics, complicating illnesses, and quality of life issues. He has authored over 100 articles, chapters, and abstracts, lectured widely, and serves as a consultant to numerous local and national organizations on HIV and infectious disease-related issues.