Faculty


Ko, Albert Icksang

Department Chair

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor Ko’s research focuses on the health problems which have emerged as a consequence of rapid urbanization and social inequity. Dr. Ko coordinates a research and training program on urban slum health in Brazil, where his group is conducting long-term prospective studies on urban...

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Aksoy, Serap

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Serap Aksoy, PhD, first came to Yale as a postdoctoral fellow in 1982 and worked her way to professor in 2001. From 2002-2010, she headed the Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases. She serves as editor in Chief of the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases...

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Diuk-Wasser, Maria Ana

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Professor Diuk-Wasser is interested in modeling the eco-epidemiological drivers of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases, using intensive field and laboratory-derived data. Under the conceptual framework of landscape epidemiology and using the tools of geographic information systems,...

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Fish, Durland

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Durland Fish, a native of Berwick, Pennsylvania, received his B.S. degree at Albright College in Reading, PA in 1966 with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. Upon graduation he was employed with the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a sanitarian and in 1967 became Regional Vector...

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Galvani, Alison P

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Hadler, James Loggins

Clinical Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Hadler currently is a senior infectious disease and medical epidemiology consultant to the Connecticut and Yale Emerging Infections Programs, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. He is involved in the description...

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Heimer, Robert

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology

Dr. Heimer's major research efforts include scientific investigation of the mortality and morbidity associated with injection drug use. Areas of investigation include syringe exchange programs, virus survival in syringes, hepatitis B vaccination, hepatitis C transmission risks, overdose prevention...

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Humphries, Debbie L

Clinical Instructor in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Humphries has a broad background in public health research and practice. She has been a consultant in the areas of diet and physical activity behavior change, sustainability of community health programs, program monitoring and evaluation, and training in participatory monitoring and...

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Khoshnood, Kaveh

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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...

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McMahon-Pratt, Diane

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

The research in Professor McMahon-Pratt's laboratory is concerned with the parasitic protozoan, Leishmania, which causes a spectrum of diseases known as leishmaniasis. The laboratory is interested in understanding the immune effector mechanisms in the mammalian host that are involved in...

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Niccolai, Linda M.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Linda Niccolai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Director of the HPV-IMPACT Project at the CT Emerging Infections Program. She is also Deputy Director of the Office of International Training and Director of the Development Core for the Center...

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Parikh, Sunil

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor Parikh’s research interests focus on translational studies of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Parikh focuses upon several aspects of malaria: early host immune responses to infection, human genetics, and treatment. Current projects include: (1) understanding host factors...

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Pettigrew, Melinda Mary

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Melinda Pettigrew, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Microbial Diseases, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Title IX coordinator at the Yale School of Public Health. She was recently nameda Fellow of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in AcademicMedicine (ELAM) Program, which...

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Pitzer, Virginia

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Virginia Pitzer, joined the Yale School of Public Health as an assistant professor in 2012. She earned her Sc.D. in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2007, and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) and a...

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Tschudi, Christian

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Christian Tschudi is Professor of Epidemiology and Director of Graduate Studies at the Yale School of Public Health. He also directs an NIH-sponsored pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training program in Parasitology and Vector Biology. The goal of the program is to provide trainees with both a...

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Weinberger, Daniel Martin

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dan Weinberger joined the faculty at Yale School of Public Health in 2013. He earned his PhD in biological sciences from Harvard School of Public Health in 2009 with a focus on microbiology and infectious disease epidemiology. He was then a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of International...

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Research Scientists


Abdala, Nadia

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Atkins, Katherine Elizabeth

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Attardo, Geoffrey Michael

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

My research focuses upon the reproductive biology of insect vectors of human disease. My Ph.D. thesis in the lab of Dr. Alex Raikhel, focused upon the effects of nutritional components of blood (amino acids) upon the transcriptional regulation of yolk protein genes in the Yellow Fever mosquito...

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Childs, Jamie

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Senior Scientist Childs’ area of research includes the ecological dynamics of directly-transmitted zoonotic viruses, including the hantaviruses, arenaviruses and rabies, and vector-borne bacteria, including rickettsia, bartonella and borrelia. Prior to coming to Yale in 2004, Dr. Childs served...

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Durham, David Petrie

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Grau, Lauretta E

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Grau is a clinical psychologist with training in health psychology and expertise in identifying the cognitive and emotional correlates of risk and preventive health behaviors. She has been involved in the field of HIV prevention research for over two decades during which time she has been...

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Kolev, Nikolay G

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Krause, Peter James

Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), in Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and in Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Peter J. Krause is Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. He received his B.A. with honors in biology from Williams College and his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his Pediatric...

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Lindow, Janet C.

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Janet Lindow has 20 years of research experience on topics ranging from clinical trial management to basic research in microbiology and biochemistry. She is currently working translational immunology, developing new preventative treatments and diagnostic tests for infectious diseases that affect...

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Munstermann, Leonard E.

Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Ndeffo Mbah, Martial Loth

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Ruddle, Nancy Hartman

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Nancy Ruddle is known for her discovery and analysis of lymphotoxin, a protein produced by T cells that plays a role in the protective immune system and destroys tumor cells. She and researchers in her laboratory have engaged in research on the lymphotoxin/tumor necrosis factor family, their...

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Weiss, Brian L.

Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

My research focuses on acquiring a better understanding of the relationship between insect disease vectors and their associated symbiotic micro-organisms. To this end, I currently use the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans) as a model system. These insects are the sole vectors of...

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Wunder, Elsio, Jr.

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Secondary


Altice, Frederick Lewis

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Frederick L. Altice is a professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health and is a clinician, clinical epidemiologist, interventionist and researcher at Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Altice’s primary research project focuses on the interface...

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Andiman, Warren Alan

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Baltimore, Robert Samuel

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Dr. Baltimore was born in New York City and graduated from the University of Chicago with an AB in Biology in 1964. His medical school training was at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine, graduating in 1968. He did an internship and residency in pediatrics at the...

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Bruce, Robert Douglas

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS) and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Bruce's scholarly work focuses on the intersection of addiction and infectious diseases, particularly HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis. Dr. Bruce has worked both in the US and abroad to improve health outcomes for marginalized populations through system level changes and operations...

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Bucala, Richard

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Caccone, Adalgisa

Sr Rsrch Scientist/Lect Ecology/Evolutionary Bio

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Cappello, Michael

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

Michael Cappello MD is Professor of Pediatrics, Microbial Pathogenesis, and Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in Biomedical Ethics and received his MD from Georgetown University. Since joining the Yale...

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Dembry, Louise-Marie

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Fikrig, Erol

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

My laboratory investigates vector-borne diseases. Studies are directed toward understanding Lyme disease, Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and West Nile virus. Efforts on Lyme disease include exploring immunity to Borrelia burgdorferi, selective B. burgdorferi gene expression in vivo, and the...

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Friedland, Gerald

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

I have focused my career in medicine and infectious diseases on creating new knowledge to improve the health of marginalized and underserved populations in the US and globally. I have been involved in HIV/AIDS care, teaching and research since 1981. More recently, although still working...

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Miller, I George, Jr

John F. Enders Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

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Powell, Jeffrey Robert

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Jeff Powell is a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and an adjunct professor at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale. He also serves as the director for undergraduate studies and for the Yale Institute for...

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Shapiro, Eugene D

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Sofair, Andre N.

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Voluntary & Adjunct


Cartter, Matthew L.

Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Matthew Cartter is the State Epidemiologist for the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. He is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Health Care at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and an associate clinical professor of...

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Reis, Mitermayer Galvao dos

Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Ribeiro, Guilherme De Sousa

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Saravia, Nancy Gore

Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Sosa, Lynn Ellouise

Assistant Clinical Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Dr. Sosa received her MD from Harvard Medical School in 2002 and completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2005. She served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assigned to the Connecticut Department...

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Lecturers


Anderson, John Frederick

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Durante, Amanda Jean

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Epidemiologist for the City of New Haven Health Department

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Fontes, Benjamin

Biosafety Officer & Mgr Safety Advsr Prog Env Health & Safety

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Talbert-Slagle, Kristina

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and in Public Health (Health Policy)

Kristina Talbert-Slagle, Ph.D., is an Associate Research Scientist and Lecturer in the Global Health Leadership Institute and the Yale School of Public Health. Her research projects explore how nominally distinct complex systems may mirror and potentially influence each other. Her recent work...

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Yousey-Hindes, Kimberly Marie

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Ms. Yousey-Hindes completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. She received her Master of Public Health degree from the Yale School of Public Health. She has worked in the area of infectious disease epidemiology since 2007 for...

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Emeritus


Armstrong, Martine Yvonne

Emeritus Faculty of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Patton, Curtis L

Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Ruddle, Nancy Hartman

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Nancy Ruddle is known for her discovery and analysis of lymphotoxin, a protein produced by T cells that plays a role in the protective immune system and destroys tumor cells. She and researchers in her laboratory have engaged in research on the lymphotoxin/tumor necrosis factor family, their...

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Tignor, Gregory Hayes

Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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