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

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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)