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

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)