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Global Infectious Diseases Institute

Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: Information and messages about Coronavirus

The University of Virginia continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find UVA's messages and other public health resources and guidance

A State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Virginia in Response to COVID-19


An Impressive, but not Perfect, Global Response to the Pandemic

Please join us on Monday, November 9th at 2:00 PM EST to for a presentation and question & answer session from Dr. Robinson.  Register and submit your questions for the speaker HERE.

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award

GIDI announces a call to highlight excellence in undergraduate research from UVA, on infectious diseases of worldwide significance. Apply here.

150,000+ Virginians may have had COVID-19, according to UVA Health research

GIDI Collaborative Seed Grant Awardee, Dr. Elizabeth Rogawski McQuade talks with NBC12 about COVID antibodies.  Read the full article HERE.

Q&A with GIDI Member and Rapid Response Recipient: Dr. Catherine Bonham

From the Front Lines, Dr. Bonham Talks COVID-19.  Read full article HERE

Call for Proposals for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants

GIDI is committed to combating the intersection of systemic racism and infectious disease as the recent pandemic has amplified. GIDI solicits applications from researchers and their community partners for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants. For more information click HERE.

UVA Team Investigates Regional Disparities in Health Care

With support from GIDI, Dr. McManus and her interdisciplinary team published their work on regional disparities in health plans surrounding HIV prevention. Click HERE to read the full article featured in JAMA Network Open.



11/09/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The University of Virginia’s Global Infectious Diseases Institute welcomes Dr. David Robinson, Deputy Director & Co-Chair of the COVAX Vaccine Manufacturing SWAT Team from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to speak about vaccine development during a Global Pandemic.

09/11/2020 - 3:30pm to 10/19/2020 - 5:00pm

The Global Infectious Diseases Institute announces a call to highlight excellence in undergraduate research from the University of Virginia, on infectious diseases of worldwide significance.  Eligible candidates are current undergraduate students at UVA who have conducted research projects with f

"We need concerted responses to handling notorious and urgent global infectious diseases."

-Alison Criss, Director