Dr. Joshi is director of center for surgical infections and biofilms. He is an associate professor in the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Dermatology, and Surgery, and an adjunct professor at the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, as well as Drexel's School of Biomedical Engineering. He has a special interest in emerging bacterial infections, novel disinfection and sterilization techniques, and biodefense bacterial vaccines. Since 1987, Dr. Joshi has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students, and trained doctoral and postdoctoral, residents and fellows for research. He has been mentoring graduates and medical students, who now have successful careers in medicine, academia and the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2004, he has been a member of international mentoring program and minority mentoring program of American Society of Microbiology (ASM), and Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). He is physician-researcher-teacher, and eligible member of American Board of Medical Microbiology.
Emerging bacterial infections, host-pathogen interactions, hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial drug resistance, novel infection control strategies, carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, botulism & bacterial biofilms