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Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Medical Director, General Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine; Core Faculty, Connecticut AIDS Education & Training Center; Associate Director, Office of Global Health, Yale Medicine; Co-Director, Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway, Medicine; South Africa Site Director, Global Health Scholars Program, Yale Medicine; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science, Yale School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH

Research Summary

Sheela Shenoi is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the AIDS Program of the Section of Infectious Diseases and Associate Director of the Office of Global Health at Yale University School of Medicine. She conducts clinical research on tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS with a focus on resource-limited settings. She evaluates strategies to improve diagnosis, linkage and retention in care, in prison settings and exploring the role of community-based services to facilitate implementation. She prioritizes prevention strategies and integration of HIV and TB services. 



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Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Alcoholism; Community Health Workers; Delivery of Health Care; Health Services Research; Primary Prevention; Tuberculosis; Global Health; HIV Infections; AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections; Community-Based Participatory Research; Opioid Epidemic

Public Health Interests

Aging; Epidemiology Methods; Global Health; HIV/AIDS; Community Engagement; Substance Use, Addiction; e-Health; Health Systems Strengthening; Tuberculosis; Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice; Implementation Science

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Selected Publications

  • 1184. Structural Characteristics of Alcohol Venues are Associated with Positive HIV Test Results in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaNorton S, Morojele N, Friedland G, Moll T, Shenoi S. 1184. Structural Characteristics of Alcohol Venues are Associated with Positive HIV Test Results in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2022, 9: ofac492.1019. PMCID: PMC9752245, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofac492.1019.
  • Community-based referral for tuberculosis preventive therapy is effective for treatment completionShenoi S, Kyriakides T, Dokubo E, Guddera V, Vranken P, Desai M, Friedland G, Moll A. Community-based referral for tuberculosis preventive therapy is effective for treatment completion PLOS Global Public Health 2022, 2: e0001269. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001269.
  • 87. Infectious Disease Diversity, Equity, and Antiracism (ID2EA): A Dedicated Curriculum for Infectious Disease ProfessionalsGleeson S, Bathgate M, Frederick J, Desruisseaux M, Meyer J, Virata M, Zapata H, Shenoi S, Radin J, Golden M, Trubin P, Shaw A, Friedland G, Aoun-Barakat L. 87. Infectious Disease Diversity, Equity, and Antiracism (ID2EA): A Dedicated Curriculum for Infectious Disease Professionals Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2021, 8: s55-s55. PMCID: PMC8644171, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab466.087.
  • 856. Barriers to PrEP Implementation among Patient-Facing Staff in Three Urban ClinicsShenoi S, Sideleau R, McKay S, Aoun-Barakat L. 856. Barriers to PrEP Implementation among Patient-Facing Staff in Three Urban Clinics Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2021, 8: s519-s519. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab466.1051.
  • 1644. “And the stick to fight TB is IPT”: Perspectives on TPT Implementation Among Senior Nurses in Rural South AfricaGrammatico M, Ahmed A, Grau L, Moll A, Shenoi S. 1644. “And the stick to fight TB is IPT”: Perspectives on TPT Implementation Among Senior Nurses in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s811-s811. PMCID: PMC7777536, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.1824.
  • 989. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Short-Term Retention Among Heavy Alcohol Users in Rural South AfricaGrammatico M, Choi K, Moll A, Shenoi S. 989. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Short-Term Retention Among Heavy Alcohol Users in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s523-s523. PMCID: PMC7776627, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.1175.
  • 1125. Innovative Virtual Learning in the Midst of a Pandemic - Patients, Populations, and Pandemics: Responding to COVID-19Kohlenberg L, Solberg M, Ali-Mirza F, Shenoi S, Omer S. 1125. Innovative Virtual Learning in the Midst of a Pandemic - Patients, Populations, and Pandemics: Responding to COVID-19 Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s592-s593. PMCID: PMC7777429, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.1311.
  • 1656. Factors associated with low TB preventative therapy prescription rates among healthcare workers in rural South AfricaAhmed A, Grammatico M, Malinga S, Makhunga P, Moll A, Ladines-Lim J, Jones J, Choi K, Shenoi S. 1656. Factors associated with low TB preventative therapy prescription rates among healthcare workers in rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s816-s817. PMCID: PMC7778258, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.1834.
  • 543. SARS-CoV-2 Viral Dynamics For Symptomatic People Living with HIV Requiring Hospitalization For COVID-19Virata M, Villanueva M, Shenoi S, Ladines-Lim J, Aoun-Barakat L. 543. SARS-CoV-2 Viral Dynamics For Symptomatic People Living with HIV Requiring Hospitalization For COVID-19 Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s338-s338. PMCID: PMC7777445, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.737.
  • 763. Correlates of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation Among Newly Diagnosed Older People with HIV in UkraineAllen A, Zeziulin O, Rozanova J, Litz T, Zaviryukha I, Postnov O, Kiriazova T, Shenoi S. 763. Correlates of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation Among Newly Diagnosed Older People with HIV in Ukraine Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s427-s427. PMCID: PMC7777959, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.953.
  • 759. Where can we find active TB? Case finding at community sites and alcohol based venues (ABVs) in rural South AfricaChoi K, Shenoi S, Moll A, Friedland G. 759. Where can we find active TB? Case finding at community sites and alcohol based venues (ABVs) in rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s426-s426. PMCID: PMC7778049, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.949.
  • 102. Improving Implementation of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: Lessons Learned from Young Women in Rural South AfricaHannaford A, Khumalo N, Norton S, Moll A, Shenoi S. 102. Improving Implementation of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: Lessons Learned from Young Women in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s180-s181. PMCID: PMC7777701, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.412.
  • 771. Prospective validation of the universal vital assessment (UVA) score to predict the in-hospital mortality of patients with acute illness admitted to a government district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaAhmed A, Ladines-Lim J, Moore C, Malinga S, Moll A, Eksteen F, Shenoi S. 771. Prospective validation of the universal vital assessment (UVA) score to predict the in-hospital mortality of patients with acute illness admitted to a government district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s430-s430. PMCID: PMC7776477, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.961.
  • 1031. Mobility and Structural Barriers Contribute to Loss to Follow up from HIV Care in Rural South AfricaHannaford A, Moll A, Madondo T, Khoza B, Shenoi S. 1031. Mobility and Structural Barriers Contribute to Loss to Follow up from HIV Care in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s546-s546. PMCID: PMC7776485, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.1217.
  • 111. Outcomes Related to COVID-19 Among People Living with HIV: Cohort from a Large Academic CenterVirata M, Shenoi S, Ladines-Lim J, Villanueva M, Aoun-Barakat L. 111. Outcomes Related to COVID-19 Among People Living with HIV: Cohort from a Large Academic Center Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s184-s184. PMCID: PMC7777957, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.421.
  • 764. Correlates of Lost to Follow-up Among Newly Diagnosed Older People with HIV in UkraineAllen A, Zeziulin O, Postnov O, Rozanova J, Litz T, Zaviryukha I, Kiriazova T, Shenoi S. 764. Correlates of Lost to Follow-up Among Newly Diagnosed Older People with HIV in Ukraine Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2020, 7: s427-s428. PMCID: PMC7777685, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.954.
  • 1883. Factors Associated with Stigma Toward Isoniazid-Preventative Therapy in a Rural Community of South AfricaPalacios C, Kompala T, Moll A, Andrews L, Shenoi S. 1883. Factors Associated with Stigma Toward Isoniazid-Preventative Therapy in a Rural Community of South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2019, 6: s51-s52. PMCID: PMC6808667, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofz359.113.
  • 1657. Notes From the Field: A Survey of Mobile Device Usage Among Individuals in KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaCampbell B, Choi K, Gray M, Canan C, Moll A, Dillingham R, Shenoi S. 1657. Notes From the Field: A Survey of Mobile Device Usage Among Individuals in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2019, 6: s606-s606. PMCID: PMC6810393, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofz360.1521.
  • 1673. Gendered Patterns of HIV, TB, and Other Primary Care Referrals in Rural South AfricaChoi K, Moll A, Shenoi S. 1673. Gendered Patterns of HIV, TB, and Other Primary Care Referrals in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2019, 6: s612-s613. PMCID: PMC6809581, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofz360.1537.
  • 1300. Young Heterosexual Men in Rural South Africa Want Access to PrEPHannaford A, Khoza B, Moll A, Shenoi S. 1300. Young Heterosexual Men in Rural South Africa Want Access to PrEP Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2018, 5: s397-s397. PMCID: PMC6253012, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofy210.1133.
  • Perceptions of HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among young pregnant women from KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaGuillamet L, Moll A, Kacin A, Madi J, Ndlovu N, Shenoi S. Perceptions of HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among young pregnant women from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2017, 4: s438-s438. PMCID: PMC5631294, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofx163.1109.
  • Community Health Workers Can Strengthen Isoniazid Preventive Therapy Implementation in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaNorton S, Moll A, Madi J, Nkomo N, Brooks R, Shenoi S. Community Health Workers Can Strengthen Isoniazid Preventive Therapy Implementation in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2017, 4: s119-s119. PMCID: PMC5632264, DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofx163.146.
  • Trends in Tuberculosis Cases at a Connecticut Hospital, 2005–2014Yuh T, Ogbuagu O, Villanueva M, Shenoi S. Trends in Tuberculosis Cases at a Connecticut Hospital, 2005–2014 Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2015, 2: 566. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofv133.440.
  • Community Health Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV+ Patients' Initiation of and Retention in Antiretroviral Therapy in Rural South AfricaLoeliger K, Niccolai L, Mntungwa N, Moll A, Friedland G, Shenoi S. Community Health Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV+ Patients' Initiation of and Retention in Antiretroviral Therapy in Rural South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2015, 2: 405. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofv133.281.
  • Lymphadenopathy/lymphadenitisShenoi S, Friedland G. Lymphadenopathy/lymphadenitis 2015, 184-191. DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139855952.033.
  • 1698Characteristics and Outcomes Among Patients with MDR-TB Treated in a Decentralized Community-based Treatment Program in Rural KZN, South AfricaJacobson K, Eksteen F, Moll A, Friedland G, Mngadi A, Larkan L, Mhlongo P, Shenoi S. 1698Characteristics and Outcomes Among Patients with MDR-TB Treated in a Decentralized Community-based Treatment Program in Rural KZN, South Africa Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2014, 1: s454-s454. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofu052.1244.