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Justin Belsky, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor; COVID-19 Safety Officer, Emergency Medicine

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Justin Belsky, MD, MPH


Dr. Justin Belsky completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Henry Ford Hospital followed by a Research Fellowship studying sepsis at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focus is on the early identification of sepsis through biomarkers as well as the role of Thymosin Beta 4 and Actin proteins in the pathogenesis of sepsis.

Dr. Belsky served as the Yale site principal investigator for the clinical trial VICTAS which is a multicentered study comparing the efficacy of Vitamin C, Thiamine, and Hydrocortisone in patients with septic shock.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Harvard School of Public Health (2016)
  • Research Fellowship
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2016)
  • Resident
    Henry Ford Hospital (2014)
  • MD
    Wayne State University School of Medicine (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Sepsis Care Redesign, Partners in Excellence Team AwardPartners Health2016
Outstanding PosterShock Symposium2015

Professional Service

Human Subjects Research CommitteeThe Committee reviews and approves applications for in-person human subjects research during the research reactivation of the university in line with a phased approach for reactivation of research on the campus and with the guidance of the State’s Reopen Connecticut initiative.2021 - Present
American College of Emergency PhysiciansResearch Committee, Alternate Councilor2015 - Present

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