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Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Faculty Director, InnovateHealth Yale; Program Co-Director, Global Health Ethics Program, Yale Institute for Global Health; Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale

Research Summary

Dr. Khoshnood is an infectious disease epidemiologist and his primary research interests are the epidemiology, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis among people who use drugs, prisoners and other at risk populations in United States and in resource-poor countries. Dr. Khoshnood's other interests are the health of refugees and other forcibly displaced populations and the ethical dilemmas in research involving vulnerable populations. Dr. Khoshnood conducts research and mentors researchers from China, Lebanon and Bhutan and teaches courses on public health ethics and global health.

Specialized Terms: Infectious disease epidemiology, ethics, global health, humanitarian health

Extensive Research Description

Kaveh Khoshnood is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research interests include the epidemiology, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis among people who use drugs, prisoners and other at risk populations in the United States and in resource-poor countries. Dr. Khoshnood also studies the links between health and human rights, the role of health in international relations and the ethical dilemmas in research involving vulnerable populations. Dr. Khoshnood conducts research and mentors researchers in China, Lebanon and Bhutan.

Dr. Khoshnood received his M.P.H. and Ph.D. from the Yale School of Public Health. He received the Teacher of the Year Award from the Yale School of Public Health and the Surgeon General’s Certificate of Appreciation. Dr. Khoshnood also served as a consultant for the Office of AIDS Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Epidemiology; Ethics; HIV; Human Rights; Public Health; Violence; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine

Public Health Interests

Bioethics; Cancer; Ethics; Global Health; HIV/AIDS; Infectious Diseases; Humanitarian Assistance; Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice; COVID-19

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