Irving Steinberg

  • Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pediatrics
  • Director, Division of Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Keck School of Medicine
  • USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Office: (323) 442‑1339

Expertise Summary

Expert in pediatric pharmacotherapeutics, infectious diseases, maternal-fetal drug exposure


  • Infectious diseases including upper and lower respiratory tract infections, central nervous system infections, bacterial and viral diseases and therapies
  • Predictive performance of pharmacokinetic models for dosing in children
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Maternal-fetal pharmacology - novel pharmacotherapeutic applications of drugs such as amphotericin and erythromycin in newborns
  • Critical care pharmacology and toxicology
  • Legal/forensic medicine and pharmacology
  • Immunizations and longitudinal epidemiological responses, e.g. influenza, pneumococcus, otitis media
  • COVID-19 / coronavirus