Departments & Organizations
School of Nursing
MacMillan Center: African Studies
Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, FAAN is Dean, and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor, Yale University School of Nursing. Dr. Kurth is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the CT Academy of Science and Engineering, and the US Preventive Services Task Force, which sets US screening and primary care prevention guidelines. An epidemiologist and clinically-trained nurse-midwife, Dr. Kurth’s research focuses on HIV/reproductive health and global health system strengthening. Her work has been funded by NIH (NIAID, NIDA, NIMH, NICHD), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNAIDS, CDC, HRSA, and others, for studies conducted in the US and internationally.
Dr. Kurth has published 185 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and scholarly monographs and presented at hundreds of scientific conferences and invited talks. She has received awards for her science and leadership including the FNINR Ada Sue Hinshaw Research Award and the Int’l Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame award, STTI.