Kaveh Khoshnood PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale; Program Advisor – Global Health Studies Program at Yale College

Biographical Info

Dr. Khoshnood is trained as an infectious disease epidemiologist and his primary research interests are the epidemiology, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis among drug users, prisoners and other at risk populations in United States and in resource-poor countries. Dr. Khoshnood's other interests are the examination of the links among health, human rights and violent conflict and ethical dilemmas in research involving vulnerable populations. Dr. Khoshnood conducts research in U.S, China and Middle East and teaches courses on HIV/AIDS, global health and research methods and ethics.

International Activity

  • Bhutan Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) and Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) Initiative
    This program assist the Bhutan Royal Institute of Health Sciences with capacity building of faculty and public health research.
  • Multidisciplinary HIV and TB Implementation Sciences Training in China
    Beijing, China(2011)
    The goals of the Multidisciplinary HIV and TB Implementation Sciences Training in China (China ICOHRTA2) are to build on the existing China ICOHRTA to further strengthen the capacity of the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CCDC) to conduct training in implementation science and to facilitate its establishment as a regional leader in research and training for HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment.
  • Research Ethics Training and Curriculum Development Program with China
    Changsa, China(2010)
    This program is building on the success of our extensive collaborations with Central South University, Xiangya School of Medicine, a leading academic institution. The program is developing and disseminating graduate level curricula in research ethics, providing training to Chinese researchers and health professionals in multi-disciplinary research methodologies, bioethics and ethical review of research; offering intensive short-courses and workshops on research methods, grant and manuscript writing and selected research ethics topics; and, is enhancing human subjects protection and strengthening the capacity of IRBs at Xiangya School of Medicine and Yale University to review research protocols.

Education & Training

Yale University (1989)
Yale University (1995)

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