Jorge Lujan-Zilbermann, M.D., M.S. in Epidemiology

Associate Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics

College Of Medicine Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine, USF

Director, Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Research, USF

Contact Info 17 Davis Boulevard
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33606

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  • M.S., Epidemiology, University of Tennessee, 2003
  • MD, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, 1993

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Women & Children's Health


  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow, 2008 - Present)
  • Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Society (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • American Society of Microbiology (Member, 2008 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Lujan-Zilbermann, J.Rodriguez, CA.Emmanuel, PJ. Pediatric HIV Infection: Diagnostic laboratory methods Fetal and Pediatric Pathology. 5(25) : 249-60
  • Havens, PL.Mulligan, K.Hazra, R.Flynn, P.Rutledge, B.Van Loan, MD.Lujan-Zilbermann, J.Kapogiannis, BG.Wilson, CM.Stephensen, CB. Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Response to Vitamin D3 Supplementation 50,000 IU Monthly in Youth with HIV-1 Infection. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97(11) : 4004-4013, 2012.
  • Siberry, GK.Warshaw, MG.Williams, PL.Spector, SA.Decker, MD.Jean-Philippe, P.Yogev, R.Heckman, BE.Manzella, A.Roa, J.Nachman, S.Lujan-Zilbermann, J. Safety and immunogenicity of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine in 2- to 10-year-old human immunodeficiency virus-infected children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 31(1) : 47-52, 2012.
  • Lujan-Zilbermann, J.Warshaw, MG.Williams, PL.Spector, SA.Decker, MD.Abzug, MJ.Heckman, B.Manzella, A.Kabat, B.Jean-Philippe, P.Nachman, S.Siberry, GK. Immunogenicity and safety of 1 vs 2 doses of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine in youth infected with human immunodeficiency virus. The Journal of Pediatrics. 161(4) : 676-81.e2, 2012.
  • Havens, PL.Stephensen, CB.Hazra, R.Flynn, PM.Wilson, CM.Rutledge, B.Bethel, J.Pan, CG.Woodhouse, LR.Van Loan, MD.Liu, N.Lujan-Zilbermann, J.Baker, A.Kapogiannis, BG.Mulligan, K. Vitamin D3 decreases parathyroid hormone in HIV-infected youth being treated with tenofovir: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 54(7) : 1013-25, 2012.
  • Siberry, GK.Williams, PL.Lujan-Zilbermann, J.Warshaw, MG.Spector, SA.Decker, MD.Heckman, BE.Demske, EF.Read, JS.Jean-Philippe, P.Kabat, W.Nachman, S. Phase I/II, open-label trial of safety and immunogenicity of meningococcal (groups A, C, Y, and W-135) polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adolescents. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 29(5) : 391-6, 2010.
  • Johnson, SR.Marion, AA.Vrchoticky, T.Emmanuel, PJ.Lujan-Zilbermann, J. Cushing syndrome with secondary adrenal insufficiency from concomitant therapy with ritonavir and fluticasone. The Journal of Pediatrics. 148(3) : 386-8, 2006.

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor (Pediatrics, Medicine, USF 2003 - 2008)