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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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

e-mail: jana.preis@va.gov

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