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Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD

Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

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Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD

Mailing Addresses

  • Yale School of Public Health

    P.O. Box 208034

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8034

    United States

  • Yale School of Public Health

    60 College St., Suite 212

    New Haven, CT, 06510-3201

    United States

Sten H. Vermund
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Dr. Sten Vermund is a pediatrician and infectious disease epidemiologist focused on diseases of low and middle income countries. His work on HIV-HPV interactions among women in Bronx methadone programs motivated a change in the 1993 CDC AIDS case surveillance definition and inspired cervical cancer screening programs launched within HIV/AIDS programs around the world. The thrust of his research has focused on health care access, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights, and prevention of  HIV transmission among general and key populations, including mother-to-child.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Columbia University, Epidemiology (1990)
  • MPhil
    Columbia University, Epidemiology (1987)
  • MSc
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Community Health in Developing Countries (1981)
  • DPH
    Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, Public Health (1981)
  • MD
    Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1977)
  • BA
    Stanford University, Human Biology (1974)
  • Mellon Foundation Fellowship
    Columbia University
  • Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Pediatrics Internship and Residency
    Presbyterian (Babies) Hospital


  • HIV implementation and prevention science research
    New Haven, United States 2017

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
honorary Master of Arts degree (M.A., privatim)Yale University2018
See C.V.2017

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