Internal Medicine Faculty

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Gary Desir, MD

Interim Chair

Professor of Medicine

Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

Research Interests

Catecholamines; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Internal Medicine; Obesity; Forestry; Acute Kidney Injury

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Lloyd Cantley, MD

Vice Chair for Research

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice Chair, Research

Co-director of Education, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Research Interests

Epithelial Cells; Kidney; Macrophages; Morphogenesis; Nephrology; Physiology

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Lynn Tanoue, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Winchester Chest Clinic

Medical Director, Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Program

Associate Medical Director, Respiratory Care, YNHH

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Interim Section Chief (7/1/12 - 6/30/13)

Research Interests

Lung Neoplasms; Respiration; Thoracic Neoplasms; Pulmonary Medicine

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases; Medical Oncology; Tuberculosis

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Stephen Huot, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Education and Academic Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Vice Chair, Education and Academic Affairs

Research Interests

Education, Medical; Health Services; Hypertension; Nephrology; Global Health; Health Care

Clinical Interests

Hypertension

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Michael Kozal, MD

Vice Chair for VA Medical Service

Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Chief Section of Infectious Diseases VA CT Healthcare System

Director Yale HIV Clinical Trials

Acting Chief, Medical Service VACHS & Vice Chair, VA Medical Service for the Yale Dept. of Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Drug Resistance; Hepatitis C; HIV; Veterans; Infectious Disease Medicine

Clinical Interests

HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Lawrence Young, MD

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine

Research Interests

Cell Survival; Diabetes Mellitus; Insulin Resistance; Myocardial Ischemia; Apoptosis; Glucose Transporter Type 4; AMP-Activated Protein Kinases

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases

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Aldo Peixoto, MD, FASN, FASH

Vice Chair for Ambulatory Operations and Quality

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Research Interests

Hypertension; Reproducibility of Results; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Validation Studies as Topic

Clinical Interests

Aldosterone; Catecholamines; Diabetes Insipidus; Diabetic Nephropathies; Electrolytes; Hematologic Tests; Hematuria; Hypertension; Kidney Diseases; Polycystic Kidney Diseases; Magnesium; Metanephrine; Nephrology; Osmolar Concentration; Potassium; Renin; Sodium; Urinalysis; Clinical Laboratory Techniques; Vital Signs

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Clara Abraham, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Research Interests

Colitis, Ulcerative; Crohn Disease; Digestive System Diseases; Immune System; Intestines; T-Lymphocytes; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

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Denise Acampora, MPH

Lecturer in Medicine (Geriatrics)