Sheela Shenoi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Assistant Professor

Research Departments & Organizations

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases: Clinical & Community Research (YCCR)

Yale Institute for Global Health

Global Health Studies

MacMillan Center: African Studies

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

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

Research Summary

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

Dr. Shenoi received her M.P.H. from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her M.D. from the University of Connecticut. She is a member of the International AIDS Society, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Dr. Shenoi was honored as a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded an international clinical research fellowship in global health by the U.S. National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences.

Specialized Terms: HIV/AIDS; Tuberculosis; Screening; Improving Clinical Outcomes; Resource-limited settings


  • Strengthening health systems in Liberia Monrovia, Liberia (2018)

    To improve the clinical and research skills of medical trainees in infectious diseases in post-Ebola Liberia

  • HIV & Aging Kyiv, Ukraine (2018)

    To characterize the epidemiology of older adults living with HIV in Ukraine

  • TB Education and Counseling in HIV-prevalent settings (TEACH) Tugela Ferry, South Africa; Kampala, Uganda (2017 - 2018) Kampala, Uganda (2017)

    This preliminary study will use implementation science to adapt and introduce a intervention to improve uptake of guidelines on education and counseling among HIV-TB co-infected patients initiating TB treatment in South Africa and Uganda.

  • TB & HIV Tugela Ferry, South Africa (2009)

    Clinical research to improve outcomes of patients with TB and HIV in resource limited settings

Selected Publications

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