David Greenberg, M.D., is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is also a Distinguished Teaching Professor and a past recipient of the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for the UT System.
Dr. Greenberg is a first-generation Texan. After graduating from the Johns Hopkins University, he returned to Houston to attend Baylor College of Medicine where he completed medical school, an internal medicine residency and served as a Chief Resident. Dr. Greenberg then received his Infectious Diseases training at the National Institutes of Health and joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2010. A board-certified Infectious Diseases physician-scientist, David spends his clinical time caring for patients with complex infections, including in those with compromised immune systems.
Dr. Greenberg’s research interests revolve around the increasing crisis of antibiotic resistance. He is actively involved in developing innovative strategies to develop new therapeutics to combat drug-resistant bacteria. In addition, Dr. Greenberg performs multiple studies related to biofilm and biofilm-associated implant infections. Dr. Greenberg is widely published and is nationally known for his research. He is a Fellow in the Infectious Diseases Association of America and serves as a reviewer for numerous Infectious Diseases publications and is an author for one of the leading Infectious Diseases textbooks.