Simon Kotlyar MD MSc
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Global Health and International Emergency Medicine
Simon Kotlyar is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. His academic and clinical interests include post-conflict health reconstruction, clinical parasitology, infectious diseases, population health and ultrasound in low-resource settings. Dr. Kotlyar has worked in Uganda, Liberia, Iraq, India, Zambia and Kenya. He is the site director in Liberia for the Yale/Stanford Johnson and Johnson clinical scholars program and serves on the Yale Global Health Scholars faculty committee. Dr. Kotlyar directs the global health residency track and the combined Yale–London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine fellowship in global health and international emergency medicine.
Dr. Kotlyar received his M.D. from Ben Gurion University–Columbia University Medical School for International Health and his M.Sc. from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He serves as the medical director for Health Education and Relief Through Teaching, a Liberian non-governmental organization working in post-conflict reconstruction of the Liberian health sector. Dr. Kotlyar served as a Johnson and Johnson clinical scholar in Zambia and Liberia and is editor of the Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. He is a member of the Global Health Council, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians.