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Eric B Schneider, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery; Associate Professor on Term, Chronic Disease Epidemiology

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Eric B Schneider, PhD



Dr. Schneider earned both his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his doctoral degree the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Dr. Schneider served as Associate Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences and Vice Chair of Surgery for Health Services and Outcomes Research in the Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He has served as a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and The Ohio State University. He also holds adjunct faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization focused on trauma and trauma care in multiple countries and served as the corresponding author for the World Journal of Surgery article entitled, “Implementation of the World Health Organization Trauma Care Checklist Program in 11 Centers Across Multiple Economic Strata: Effect on Care Process Measures.” He has also worked as a consultant and preceptor for the Karolinska Institutet examining the implementation of a program to promote institutional childbirth among socioeconomically disadvantaged women in Gujarat, India. He has presented his work at multiple international conferences, with a particular focus on India. He is the principal investigator at Yale for multiple research studies funded by the Department of Defense (DARPA, DHA, USUHS, etc.). Dr. Schneider has authored more than two hundred peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals and trains clinical residents and research fellows in the methods and practices of health services and outcomes research. He has mentored multiple undergraduate and graduate students and more than 40 post-doctoral research fellows, most of whom were physicians he has also mentored more than a dozen surgical faculty members early in their careers.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Johns Hopkins University (2009)
  • BS
    Johns Hopkins University (2003)

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