Internal Medicine Faculty

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Gary Desir, MD

Chair

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

Chair, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Acute Kidney Injury; Catecholamines; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Internal Medicine; Obesity

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Lloyd G. Cantley, MD

Vice Chair for Research

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice Chair, Research

Co-director of Education, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Research Interests

Epithelial Cells; Kidney; Macrophages; Morphogenesis; Nephrology; Physiology

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Lynn Tanoue, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Clinical Chief, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Director, Yale Lung Screening and Nodule Program

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Lung Neoplasms; Pulmonary Medicine; Respiration; Thoracic Neoplasms

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases; Tuberculosis

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Vincent Quagliarello, MD

Vice Chair for Education and Academic Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Clinical Chief, Infectious Diseases

Vice Chair for Education and Academic Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Endocarditis; Infectious Disease Medicine; Meningitis; Nursing Homes; Pneumonia

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Michael Kozal, MD

Vice Chair for VA Medical Service

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; Infectious Disease Medicine; Veterans

Clinical Interests

HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Lawrence Young, MD

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine

Research Interests

AMP-Activated Protein Kinases; Apoptosis; Cell Survival; Diabetes Mellitus; Glucose Transporter Type 4; Insulin Resistance; Myocardial Ischemia

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases

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Aldo Peixoto, MD

Vice Chair for Ambulatory Operations and Quality

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Research Interests

Diabetic Nephropathies; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Hemodynamics; Hypertension; Hypotension, Orthostatic; Reproducibility of Results; Vascular Stiffness

Clinical Interests

Aldosterone; Catecholamines; Diabetes Insipidus; Diabetic Nephropathies; Electrolytes; Hematuria; Hypertension; Kidney Diseases; Magnesium; Metanephrine; Nephrology; Osmolar Concentration; Polycystic Kidney Diseases; Potassium; Renin; Sodium; Urinalysis

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Eric Velazquez, MD

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital

Physician-in-Chief, Heart and Vascular Center, Yale New Haven Health

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Clara Abraham, MD

Professor

Research Interests

Colitis, Ulcerative; Crohn Disease; Immune System; Immunity, Innate; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; T-Lymphocytes

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Denise Acampora, MPH

Lecturer in Medicine (Geriatrics)

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