Dr. Nachman received her MD from SUNY Stony Brook in 1983 and did her residency in Pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital at LIJ.
She did her clinical Pediatric Infectious Disease training at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx and her post doctoral fellowship in Microbiology at the Rockefeller University in NYC. Since 1992 she has been continually funded by NIH for her work in clinical research with a focus on Pediatric HIV.
She has been recognized both nationally and internationally for her expertise in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Her projects have included studies involving pediatric vaccinations, international medicine and vector borne pathogens and HIV, with over 150 peer reviewed publications to date.
She is currently Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Research at Stony Brook, while also serving as the Director of the Pediatric Infectious Disease division.