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Rupak Datta MD/PhD, MPH

Clinical Fellow

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Rupak Datta, MD/PhD, MPH
Rupak Datta
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Dr. Datta is an Infectious Diseases Fellow at the Yale School of Medicine.  He completed his undergraduate training at Tufts University, earned his MPH at the Yale School of Public Health, and received his MD/PhD at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine.  His dissertation focused on quantifying the burden and transmission potential of multidrug-resistant organisms across statewide healthcare facilities.  Dr. Datta entered the American Board of Internal Medicine Physician-Scientist Research Pathway at the Yale School of Medicine in 2014 and "fast-tracked" into the Infectious Diseases Fellowship program in July 2016.  His current research has focused on antimicrobial use in older adults with advanced cancer, specifically antimicrobial adverse effects and physician perceptions regarding antimicrobial therapy in older adults on palliative chemotherapy.  His areas of interest include hospital epidemiology, antibiotic-resistant organisms, and antimicrobial stewardship. 

Education & Training

  • MD/PhD
    University of California Irvine School of Medicine (2014)
  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health (2008)
  • BS
    Tufts University (2004)
  • Resident
    Yale School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Yoshikawa-High Award for Excellence in ResearchInfections in Older Adults Interest Group, Infectious Diseases Society of America2018
Trainee Travel GrantIDWeek2018
Jonathan Freeman AwardSociety of Healthcare Epidemiology of America2018
Graduation with Distinction in ResearchUniversity of California Irvine School of Medicine2014
Meyskens Clinical Research AwardUniversity of California Irvine School of Medicine2014
Kass AwardIDWeek2012
Dean's Prize for Outstanding ThesisYale School of Public Health2008