Research Faculty


  • Rick Altice

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, Clinical and Community Research; Director, HIV in Prisons Program; Director, Community Health Care Van; Academic Icon Professor of Medicine, University of Malaya-Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA)

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Behavioral Medicine; Community Medicine; Decision Making; Epidemiology; Hepatitis, Viral, Human; Social Medicine; Global Health; HIV Infections; Cognitive Therapy; AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections; Health Status Disparities; Healthcare Disparities; Infectious Disease Medicine; Community-Based Participatory Research; Chemicals and Drugs; Health Care
  • Choukri Ben Mamoun

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

    Research Interests
    Babesiosis; Malaria; Opportunistic Infections; Protozoan Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Louise-Marie Dembry

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, Hospital Epidemiology VA CT Healthcare System

    Research Interests
    Epidemiology; Public Health; Enterococcus; Infectious Disease Medicine; Public Health Surveillance; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
  • Erol Fikrig

    Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

    Research Interests
    Bacteria; Epidemiology; Lyme Disease; Parasitology; Public Health; Ticks; Viruses; West Nile virus; Global Health; Ehrlichiosis; Borrelia burgdorferi; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Ellen F Foxman

    Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology

    Research Interests
    Asthma; Bacterial Infections; Biology; Common Cold; Cell Biology; Diagnostic Techniques, Respiratory System; Environmental Health; Epithelial Cells; Histology; Immune System; Immunity, Innate; Interferons; Microbiology; Pathology; Respiratory System; Rhinovirus; RNA Virus Infections; RNA Viruses; Viruses, Unclassified; Virology; Immunity, Mucosal; Respiratory Mucosa; Genomics; Infectious Disease Medicine; Translational Medical Research; Epigenomics; Transcriptome
  • Gerald Friedland

    Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health; Senior Research Scientist, Infectious Diseases

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Africa, Southern; Epidemiology; HIV; Public Health; Tuberculosis; Global Health; Anti-Retroviral Agents; Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis; Infectious Disease Medicine; Geographicals
  • Manisha Juthani

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Associate Program Director for Career Development, Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program; Director of Internal Medicine Fellowship Programs

    Research Interests
    Aging; Nursing Homes; Palliative Care; Pneumonia; Urinary Tract Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Barbara Kazmierczak

    Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation M.D.-Ph.D. Program Director and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis; Professor, Microbial Pathogenesis; Director, MD-PhD Program, Yale University

    Research Interests
    Bacterial Infections; Education, Medical, Graduate; Immunity, Innate; Microbiology; Pseudomonas; Biomedical Research; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Michael Kozal

    Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Vice Chair for Veteran Affairs, Yale Dept. of Internal Medicine; Chief, Medical Service, VACT Healthcare System; Medicine Service Line Director for VISN 1: VA New England Healthcare System

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Clinical Trials as Topic; Drug Resistance; Hepatitis C; HIV; Veterans; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Priti Kumar

    Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases

    Research Interests
    T-Lymphocytes; RNA Interference; Infectious Disease Medicine; Molecular Targeted Therapy
  • Richard A Martinello

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health, Quality & Safety

    Research Interests
    Anti-Infective Agents; Bacterial Infections and Mycoses; Bronchiolitis, Viral; Influenza, Human; Public Health; RNA Virus Infections; Virus Diseases; Infection Control
  • Vincent Quagliarello

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Clinical Chief, Infectious Diseases; Vice Chair for Education and Academic Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

    Research Interests
    Endocarditis; Meningitis; Nursing Homes; Pneumonia; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Albert C Shaw

    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Aging; DNA Repair; Immune System; Immunity, Innate; Influenza Vaccines; Toll-Like Receptors; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Sheela Shenoi

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Assistant Professor

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Community Health Workers; Delivery of Health Care; Health Services Research; Primary Prevention; Tuberculosis; Global Health; HIV Infections; AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections; Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Sandra Springer

    Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Veterans Administration Healthcare Services, Newington

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Alcoholism; Buprenorphine; HIV; Naloxone; Naltrexone; Opioid-Related Disorders; Prisoners; Risk-Taking; Substance-Related Disorders