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Andrew J. Nowalk, MD, PhD

Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7438 Phone
412-692-7016 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1999 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
1997 PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


2003 University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


2005 University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


  • American Society for Microbiology
  • National Physicians Alliance
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Medical Student Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Drug Enforcement Administration


  • Endowed Research Instructorship in Pediatrics 
  • First Year Fellow Teaching Award 
  • T32 Fellowship Award 
  • A. Vincent Londino Senior Resident Teaching Award  
  • Neonatology Senior Resident Award 
  • Primary Care Center Senior Resident Award 
  • Allegheny County Medical Society Medical Student Leadership Award  
  • Alpha Omega Alpha  
  • American Medical Student Association, National President  
  • NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Scholarship  
  • Sigma Xi


  • da Silva YS, Fiedor Hamilton M, Horvat C, Fink EL, Palmer F, Nowalk AJ, Winger DG, Clark RS. Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record Vital Sign Data Versus a Commercially Available Acuity Score in Predicting Need for Critical Intervention at a Tertiary Children's Hospital. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Apr 21.
  • Campfield BT, Nolder CL, Marinov A, Bushnell D, Davis A, Spychala C, Hirsch R, Nowalk AJ. Follistatin-like protein 1 is a critical mediator of experimental Lyme arthritis and the humoral response to Borrelia burgdorferi infection. Microb Pathog. 2014 Aug;73:70-9.
  • Campfield BT, Nolder CL, Davis A, Hirsch R, Nowalk AJ. The DBA/1 strain is a novel mouse model for experimental Borrelia burgdorferi infection. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Oct;19(10):1567-73.
  • Lee BY, Tai JH, Bailey RR, Smith KJ, Nowalk AJ. Economics of influenza vaccine administration timing for children. Am J Manag Care. 2010 Mar;16(3):e75-e85.
  • Hughes JL, Nolder CL, Nowalk AJ, Clifton DR, Howison RR, Schmit VL, Gilmore RD Jr, Carroll JA. Borrelia burgdorferi surface-localized proteins expressed during persistent murine infection are conserved among diverse Borrelia spp. Infect Immun. 2008 Jun;76(6):2498-511.
  • von Lackum K, Ollison KM, Bykowski T, Nowalk AJ, Hughes JL, Carroll JA, Zückert WR, Stevenson B. Regulated synthesis of the Borrelia burgdorferi inner-membrane lipoprotein IpLA7 (P22, P22-A) during the Lyme disease spirochaete's mammal-tick infectious cycle. Microbiology. 2007 May;153(Pt 5):1361-71.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Molecular Basis of Pediatric Disease
Last Update
June 15, 2015
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