Sonali Advani, MBBS, MPH

Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases; Associate Hospital Epidemiologist

Departments & Organizations

Infectious Diseases

Yale Medicine


Dr. Advani is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Yale School of Medicine, and the Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She did her internal medicine and infectious disease training at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to this, she earned her Master of Public Health degree at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a research fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

She is focused on improving patient safety and health outcomes through diagnostic stewardship, infection prevention, optimal use of rapid diagnostics and surveillance techniques.

Education & Training

MPH Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2010)
MBBS Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College (2008)
Fellowship University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency University of Alabama at Birmingham
Internship University of Alabama at Birmingham
Research Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2015)

Honors & Recognition

  • Jonathan Freeman ScholarshipSociety for Health Epidemiology of America (2017)

  • 2015 Top Reviewer AwardJournal of Hospital Medicine (2015)

  • IDWeek Trainee AwardInfectious Disease Society of America (2015), (2016)

Professional Service

  • SHEA Journal Club (2017 - Present)

  • Connecticut Reportable Diseases Committee (2017 - Present)

  • Connecticut Healthcare Associated Infections Advisory Committee (2017 - Present)

  • IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee (2017 - Present)

  • IDWeek Mentorship Committee (2017 - Present)

  • IDSA Quality Improvement Committee (2015 - 2017)

  • IDSA Fellows Subcomittee (2015 - 2017)

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Contact Info

Sonali Advani, MBBS, MPH
Mailing Address
20 York St, HB 527
New Haven, CT 06510