Juan Salazar, MD, MPH

Professor & Chair, Pediatrics, School of Medicine, UConn Health (Affiliate)

Physician-in-Chief, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Research Overview

The ID Division maintains an active research program. ID Division members have been successful in securing extramural funding, publishing numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at national and international meetings. The major areas of research interest are deer-associated zoonotic infections including Lyme disease, babesiosis, and anaplasmosis, HIV and syphilis pathogenesis, and periodic fever in children.


1980-1986 Medical School (6 year program), Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
1983 Brown University School of Medicine, medical student exchange program (June-Dec ’83), Providence, Rhode Island
1988-1991 Pediatric Residency, University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program, Farmington, Connecticut
1991-1992 Chief Resident in Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program, Farmington, Connecticut
1992-1995 Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1993-1995 Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology (October ’95), University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Mailing AddressConnecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington Street, 2-L
Hartford, CT 06106