Kurt Petschke

Coordinator 4; Research & Project Coordinator, Health Policy & Management

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: IBM Registry


Mr. Petschke has been a research and project coordinator in the Health Policy & Management department at the Yale School of Public Health since March 2004. In addition, he is the program manager for the Inclusion Body Myositis Disease Registry at Yale (IBMR). His responsibilities include: research coordination, project management, field surveys, data management, grant administration, budgetary oversight, and general administration of multiple research projects and studies under Principal Investigators A. David Paltiel and Jody Sindelar. He also oversees the IBMR website, IBMR Registry, IBM Personalized Index Calculator, and various outreach activities for the IBMR project. 

Mr. Petschke studied Atmospheric Science, Geography, and Meteorology at Penn State and the University at Albany (bachelor's degree, 1986). He previously held professional positions in meteorology, transportation planning, transportation and transit analysis, and grant & contract management before coming to Yale in 2004.

Education & Training

BS State University of New York at Albany, Atmospheric Science/Geography (1986)

Professional Service

  • Joint Departmental Committee (JDC) (2005 - 2009) Member

  • National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) (2000 - 2009) Member

  • Transit Advisory Group, Genesee Transportation Council, Rochester, NY (1996 - 1999) Chairperson

  • American Meteorological Society (AMS) (1985 - 1994) Member

  • American Geophysical Society (1985 - 1994) Member

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Contact Info

Kurt Petschke
Office Locations
Yale School of Public Health (LEPH Building)60 College Street, Ste 300D
New Haven, CT 06510
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Public Health Modeling Unit350 George Street, Fl 3rd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
School of Public HealthHealth Policy & Management
P.O. Box 208034

New Haven, CT 06520-8034
Inclusion Body Myositis Registry at Yale (IBMR)