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Kurt Petschke

Coordinator 4; Research & Project Coordinator, Health Policy & Management

Contact Information

Kurt Petschke

Office Locations

Mailing Address

  • School of Public Health

    Health Policy & Management, P.O. Box 208034

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8034

    United States


Mr. Petschke has been a research and project coordinator in the Health Policy & Management department at the Yale School of Public Health since March 2004. In addition, he is the program manager for the Inclusion Body Myositis Disease Registry at Yale (IBMR). His responsibilities include: research coordination, project management, field surveys, data management, grant administration, budgetary oversight, and general administration of multiple research projects and studies under Principal Investigators A. David Paltiel and Jody Sindelar. He also oversees the IBMR website, IBMR Registry, IBM Personalized Index Calculator, and various outreach activities for the IBMR project. 

Mr. Petschke studied Atmospheric Science, Geography, and Meteorology at Penn State and the University at Albany (bachelor's degree, 1986). He previously held professional positions in meteorology, transportation planning, transportation and transit analysis, and grant & contract management before coming to Yale in 2004.

Education & Training

  • BS
    State University of New York at Albany, Atmospheric Science/Geography (1986)

Professional Service

Joint Departmental Committee (JDC)Member2005 - 2009
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)Member2000 - 2009
Transit Advisory Group, Genesee Transportation Council, Rochester, NYChairperson1996 - 1999
American Meteorological Society (AMS)Member1985 - 1994
American Geophysical SocietyMember1985 - 1994

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