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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

Mahalia S. Desruisseaux
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Education & Training

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


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

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
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

Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaAdvisory Group, Research Committee2019 - Present
Yale School of MedicineExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine Diversity Committee2019 - Present
American Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneExecutive Council, American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology2018 - Present
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMember, Inclusion, Diversity, Access, and Equity (IDA&E) Task Force2018 - Present
Burroughs Wellcome FundAdvisory Committee, Physician-Scientist Institutional Award2017 - Present

Departments & Organizations