Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences); Faculty Director, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative

Research Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Institute for Global Health

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Climate Change; Epidemiology; Glioma; Global Warming; HIV Infections

Research Summary

Dr. Dubrow’s research has focused on two separate areas: HIV-related malignancies and glioma. HIV-infected persons are at elevated risk for cancer. Dr. Dubrow's work has focused on determining which cancer types have elevated incidence, describing time trends in incidence, disentangling immune system effects of HIV infection from non-HIV risk factor effects, and understanding relationships between cumulative and current measures of CD4 count, HIV RNA level, and antiretroviral therapy and cancer risk. With respect to glioma, Dr. Dubrow has published on its descriptive epidemiology, dietary and genetic risk factors, and outcomes. In a new phase of his career, Dr. Dubrow is currently developing scholarly work on climate change and health.

Specialized Terms: Glioma; Glioblastoma; HIV-related malignancies; Immunosuppression and cancer; Climate change; Global warming

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD
Office Location
60 College Street, Ste 429
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
PO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Curriculum Vitae