Asghar Rastegar, MD

Professor of Medicine; Director, Office of Global Health; Chief, Fitkin Firm, YNHH

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Yale Institute for Global Health

Global Health Studies

MacMillan Center: African Studies | Middle East Studies

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Acid-Base Equilibrium; Education, Medical; Electrolytes; Global Health; Internship and Residency; Nephrology

Research Summary

  1. Nephrology:
    Acid-base and electrolyte disorders; Training of nephrologists for resource poor environment world-wide.
  2. General Medicine:
    Residency training and capacity building.
  3. International health:
    Capacity building for resource poor settings; Development of bilateral interinstitutional collaboration in education.

Activities

  • Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program Rwanda (2012)

    GHLI joined universities across the U.S. to support the Rwandan Ministry of Health's Human Resources for Health Program to develop skilled workers to meet the country's health care delivery needs. The program aims to build the capacity of Rwandan universities and teaching hospitals to develop a...

  • Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program Asmara, Eritrea (2011)

    Co-Director of the the Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program, which annually selects up to 40 physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at one of our mentored sites outside the US. Rotations are largely directed at clinical...

  • Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program Monrovia, Liberia (2011)

    Co-Director of the the Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program, which annually selects up to 40 physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at one of our mentored sites outside the US. Rotations are largely directed at clinical...

  • Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program Kampala, Uganda (2011)

    Co-Director of the the Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program, which annually selects up to 40 physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at one of our mentored sites outside the US. Rotations are largely directed at clinical...

  • Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program Sukadana, Indonesia (2009)

    Co-Director of the the Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program, which annually selects up to 40 physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at one of our mentored sites outside the US. Rotations are largely directed at clinical...

  • Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program Tugela Ferry, South Africa (2009)

    Co-Director of the the Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program, which annually selects up to 40 physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at one of our mentored sites outside the US. Rotations are largely directed at clinical...

  • Medical Education Russia (2008)

    Professor Rastegar conducts collaborative work with Kazan State Medical University on modernizing medical education at undergrad and graduate level.

  • Nephrology Russia (2008)

    Professor Rastegar conducts collaborative research on nephrology.

Selected Publications

  • AG:HCO3 and diagnosis of mixed acid-base disorders

    Rastegar A: AG:HCO3 and diagnosis of mixed acid-base disorders. J Am Soc Nephrol (2007) 2007

  • A. Mixed acid-base disorders

    Rastegar A. Mixed acid-base disorders. In Gennari FJ, Adrougue HJ, Galla JH, Madaias NE editors. Acid-base disorders and their treatment. Taylor & Francis.2005 pp681-697 (2005). 2005

  • Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal disease

    Perazella MA, Rastegar A: Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal disease In: Schrier RW, ed. Diseases of the Kidney. 8th Edition 2006. 2006

  • The threat to the universality of science in the post-9/11 world

    Rastegar A. The threat to the universality of science in the post-9/11 world. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2006 Sep2(9):465. 2006

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Contact Info

Asghar Rastegar, MD
Office Location
Yale University-Office of Global HealthLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste Suite 1074

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208033
New Haven, CT 06520-8033