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Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Core Faculty, Connecticut AIDS Education & Training Center; Associate Director, Office of Global Health, Yale Medicine; Co-Director, Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway, Medicine; South Africa Site Director, Global Health Scholars Program, Yale Medicine; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science, Yale School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Co-Lead, Medicine; Associate Professor on Term, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

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Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH

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Sheela Shenoi is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the AIDS Program of the Section of Infectious Diseases and Associate Director of the Office of Global Health at Yale University School of Medicine.  Dr. Shenoi received her M.P.H. from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her M.D. from the University of Connecticut, and completed residency and fellowship training at Yale School of Medicine.  She is a member of the International AIDS Society, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Dr. Shenoi was honored as a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded an international clinical research fellowship in global health by the U.S. National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences. Dr. Shenoi works to improve clinical outcomes of those with HIV and/or tuberculosis and prioritizes implementation of prevention strategies. 

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale University (2009)
  • Internship & Residency
    Yale University (2005)
  • MD
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2002)
  • MPH
    Tulane University (1997)
  • BA
    Smith College (1996)


  • Global Updates on Active and Latent TB Management
    Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2022
    Global Updates on Active and Latent TB Management
  • Human Rights Approach to Implementation Science: Incarcerated Persons
    Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2022
    Malaysia Implementation Science Training (MIST) Course
  • Strengthening health systems in Liberia
    Monrovia, Montserrado, Liberia 2018
    To improve the clinical and research skills of medical trainees in infectious diseases in post-Ebola Liberia
  • HIV & Aging
    Kyiv, Ukraine 2018
    To characterize the epidemiology of older adults living with HIV in Ukraine
  • TB Education and Counseling in HIV-prevalent settings (TEACH) in Kampala, Uganda
    Kampala, Central Region, Uganda 2017
    This preliminary study will use implementation science to adapt and introduce a intervention to improve uptake of guidelines on education and counseling among HIV-TB co-infected patients initiating TB treatment in South Africa and Uganda.
  • TB & HIV
    Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 2009
    Clinical research to improve outcomes of patients with TB and HIV in resource limited settings

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Hecht Global Health Faculty Network AwardYale Institute for Global Health2021
Macmillan Center Faculty Award2019
Hecht Albert Global Health Innovation AwardYale University2018
Global Health Equity Scholar ProgramFogarty International Center2013
Fulbright Scholar, 2009-20102009
Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellowship 2008-2010NIH2008

Professional Service

Infectious Disease Society of America Grants for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship ProgramCommittee Member2020 - Present
International Union Against TB & Lung DiseaseMember2008 - Present
International AIDS SocietyMember2008 - Present
Infectious Disease Society of AmericaMember2006 - Present

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