Dal Alert!

Receive alerts from Dalhousie by text message.

X

Walter SchlechMD, FACP, FRCPC

Professor

Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of Medicine

Email: walter.schlech@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-7742
Fax: 902-473-7394
Mailing Address: 
Division of Infectious Diseases
QEII - Dickson Building
Suite 5-014 Dickson Building
5820 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
 

Biography

Dr. Walter Schlech, professor of medicine, has been involved in HIV research and care since 1982. He served as a member of the National Advisory Committee on AIDS in Canada and Centers for Disease Control Atlanta’s Advisory Committee on HIV, STDs and tuberculosis. He serves on the Academic Alliance of Africare and travels to Africa regularly to teach and foster research in Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, and Malawi.

Research interests

Dr. Schlech's research in the area of infectious diseases has been widely published in journals including The Lancet, the New England Journal of Medicine, AIDS and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He is a world authority on the epidemiology and treatment of Listeria monocytogenes infection. His current research area is prevention and treatment of HIV in Africa.

Referring physician?
triage-referral-69x69px

View triage criteria, referral processes, wait times and contact information for Infectious Diseases