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Mahalia S. Desruisseaux, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Contact Information

Mahalia S. Desruisseaux, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208022

    New Haven, CT 06520-8022

    United States


Education & Training

  • Research Fellow, Neuroscience
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2008)
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center (2007)
  • Resident, Internal Medicine
    North Shore University Hospital - Hofstra/Northwell (2003)
  • MD
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • BA
    Queens College - City University of New York


  • Tropical medicine research
    Blantyre, Malawi 2015
  • Disaster medical relief
    Port-au-Prince, Haiti 2010

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Bailey K. Ashford MedalAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene2020
Career Award for Medical ScientistsBurroughs Wellcome Fund2007
IDSA ERF/NFID Colin L. Powell Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Disease ResearchInfectious Diseases Society of America2005

Professional Service

American Society of Tropical Medicine and HygienePresident, American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology2019 - Present
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMember, Research Committee2019 - Present
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMentoring Workgroup Subcommittee, IDSA Medical Education Community of Practice2019 - Present
Yale School of MedicineExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine Diversity Committee2019 - Present

Departments & Organizations