Edward Walsh, MD, Chief of Infectious Disease

Edward WalshDr. Walsh heads the Infectious Disease practice at Rochester Regional Health. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief, Infectious Diseases Unit at Rochester General Hospital.

Areas of expertise

Flu, Global Health

Experience

Dr. Walsh heads the Infectious Disease practice at Rochester Regional Health. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief, Infectious Diseases Unit at Rochester General Hospital.

Dr. Walsh has also been a professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine. He has authored and contributed to hundreds of articles and book chapters.

His other professional activities include:

  • Permanent Member: Vaccines Against Microbial Diseases (VMD) study section 2002 – 2009       
  • Ad Hoc SARS Study Section, Immunology IRG, Center for Scientific Review 2005 
  • Consultant to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Emerging Pathogens Program 2005 

Board certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education & training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Strong Memorial Hospital 1980 – 1982
  • Residency in Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • M.D., Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY 1974    
  • B.S., Manhattan College, New York, NY 1970