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James Shepherd, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

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James Shepherd, MD, PhD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208022

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8022

    United States



James Shepherd has recently returned to Yale after 9 years overseas. His recent history includes advising the Government of India on Tuberculosis control, directing a research program in TB and HIV for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Botswana, and assisting the University of Maryland start a large AIDS treatment program in Nigeria. He is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Columbia University Coll of Physicians & Surgeons (1999)
  • PhD
    Imperial College of Medicine, Univ of London (1988)
  • Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Internship
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease (2004, recertified: 2015)

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