Faculty


Perez-Escamilla, Rafael

Director, Global Health Concentration

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Ph.D., is Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, Director of the Office of Public Health Practice, and Director of the Global Health Concentration at the Yale School of Public Health. His global public health nutrition and food security...

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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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Bradley, Elizabeth H.

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, is Professor at Yale School of Public Health, Director of the Yale Global Health Initiative, Faculty Director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, and Master at Branford College. Dr. Bradley has contributed important findings about organizational change and...

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Chen, Xi

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Cleary, Paul D.

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Sociology

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D. is the Dean of the Yale School of Public Health and the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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Desai, Mayur Mahesh

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Mayur M. Desai, PhD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, where he directs the one-year Advanced Professional MPH Program and teaches courses on epidemiologic research methods and data analysis. Professor Desai received both his MPH in health policy...

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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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Ettinger, Adrienne S

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Ettinger’s research focuses on the effects of environmental exposures on reproductive, perinatal, and children's health. She is a formally-trained epidemiologist, and Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, with interdisciplinary training in biostatistics, environmental health...

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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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Gupta, Jhumka

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Jhumka Gupta is an assistant professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. Schooled at the University of Maryland (BS), Drexel University School of Public Health (MPH) and Harvard School of Public Health (Sc.D), she is a social epidemiologist...

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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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Holford, Theodore R

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor of Statistics

Theodore Holford, Ph.D, is Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health (Biostatistics). His scholarly work involves the development and application of statistical methods in public health and the training of individuals developing careers in health research. He developed an...

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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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Kershaw, Trace

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Trace Kershaw, PhD, specializes in the integration of sexual, reproductive, and maternal-child health. He is an expert in the role of interpersonal relationships on health and is currently studying the role of cell phones and social networks on health. He lectures internationally on these topics.

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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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Ko, Albert Icksang

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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Leaderer, Brian Paul

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Dr. Leaderer’s research over the past three decades has been interdisciplinary in nature, focusing on assessing exposures to air contaminants, found indoors and outdoors, and assessing the health impact resulting from those exposures in epidemiological studies of sensitive at risk...

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Ma, Shuangge Steven

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Dr. Ma received his Ph.D. degree in statistics at University of Wisconsin in 2004. Prior to arriving at Yale, Dr. Ma was a Senior Fellow in Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) and Department of Biostatistics at University of Washington. He has been involved in developing...

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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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Paltiel, A. David

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Management

Professor Paltiel aims to promote a reasoned approach to choices in the health sector. An expert in the field of pharmacoeconomics and disease modeling, he has published on the cost-effectiveness of a variety of medical technologies, pharmaceutical products, and public health activities. He has...

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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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Risch, Harvey A

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Harvey Risch is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Risch received his MD degree from the University of California San Diego and PhD from the University of Chicago. After serving as...

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Shebl, Fatma M.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Shebl graduated from the School of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt in 1994. She earned a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2008. Dr. Shebl Joined the National Cancer Institute as a research fellow in 2008. Dr. Shebl is interested in studying hepatitis C...

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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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Zhang, Heping

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Statistics

Dr. Zhang published 200 some research articles and monographs in theory and applications of statistical methods and in several areas of biomedical research including epidemiology, genetics, child and women health, mental health, and substance use. He directs a training program in mental health...

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Zhang, Yawei

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Dr. Zhang's research interests focus on two areas: 1) etiology and prognosis of adult malignancies; and 2) risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes. In particular, she has been studying various environmental exposures, lifestyle factors and gene-environment interaction in the etiology and...

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Zheng, Tongzhang

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Tongzhang Zheng is the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology. He also holds Adjunct Professor positions at Lanzhou University in China, Dundee University in Great Britain and the Huazhong Science and Technology University in China. He is a Senior Research Scientist with the International...

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Lecturers


Durante, Amanda Jean

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Epidemiologist for the City of New Haven Health Department

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Klein, Martin

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs at the Yale School of Public Health, and is responsible for the offices of development, alumni relations, and communications. He also founded and directs InnovateHealth Yale, a program in social impact and...

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Skolnik, Richard Lee

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy) and in Management and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Richard Skolnik has over 35 years of experience in global health policy, practice, and education. Most recently, Richard served as an Instructor in Global Health at the George Washington University, where he focused on undergraduate education in Global Health. Prior to that, he was the...

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Skonieczny, Michael

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Mike Skonieczny is Executive Director of GHLI. Mr. Skonieczny was the director of public policy for Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where he led the organization's advocacy efforts focused on expanding U.S. financial support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,...

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Smith, Jonathan P

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Jonathan is a lecturer in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Global Health at Yale University School of Public Health, where he researches TB and HIV in the context of mining and migrancy in sub-Saharan Africa. He is an affiliate of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and founding...

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