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Faculty

  • Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo

    Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Cytomegalovirus; Dengue Virus; Economics; Influenza, Human; Influenza Vaccines; Mosquito Control; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical; Pneumococcal Vaccines; Cytomegalovirus Vaccines; Dengue Vaccines; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Amy Bei

    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Africa; Ecology; Genetics; Genetics, Population; Senegal; Malaria, Falciparum; Molecular Epidemiology; Malaria Vaccines; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Genomics; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Adaptive Immunity
  • Xi Chen

    Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Economics

    Research Interests
    Aging; Air Pollution; Child; Cognition; Economics; Pensions; Social Behavior; Climate Change; Social Networking
  • Jamie Childs

    Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Bartonella; Borrelia; Hantavirus; Leptospira; Lyme Disease; Rabies; Rickettsia; Global Health; Zoonoses; Arenavirus
  • Paul D Cleary

    Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Sociology and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies; Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

    Research Interests
    Health Services Research; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Global Health; HIV Infections; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
  • Ted Cohen

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Associate Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Co-director, Public Health Modeling Concentration

    Research Interests
    Drug Resistance, Microbial; Epidemiology; Europe, Eastern; Models, Biological; Public Health; South America; Tuberculosis; HIV Infections; Molecular Epidemiology; Africa South of the Sahara
  • Leslie Curry

    Professor of Public Health (Health Policy and Management); Associate Director Patient Centered Outcomes Research Training Program Yale-CORE; Lecturer, Yale College; Associate Director Yale Scholars in Implementation Science Training Program

    Research Interests
    Health Policy; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Social Sciences; Global Health; Health Care
  • Luke Davis

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Associate Professor in Pulmonary; Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine)

    Research Interests
    Critical Care; Tuberculosis; Global Health; Mobile Applications
  • Mayur M. Desai

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, YSPH; Director, Advanced Professional MPH Program; Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

    Research Interests
    Mental Disorders; Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiologic Methods; Health Services Research; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Veterans; Global Health; Emigrants and Immigrants
  • Robert Dubrow

    Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences); Faculty Director, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative

    Research Interests
    Brain Neoplasms; Epidemiology; Glioma; HIV Infections; Climate Change; Global Warming
  • Durland Fish

    Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Babesia; Babesiosis; Borrelia; Chikungunya virus; Climate; Epidemiology; Biological Evolution; Insect Vectors; Lyme Disease; Parasitology; Public Health; Ticks; Global Health; Evolution, Planetary; Climate Change
  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics (Biostatistics)

    Research Interests
    Behavioral Sciences; Health Plan Implementation; HIV; Global Health; Causality; Clinical Trial; Social Networking; Observational Study
  • Alison Galvani

    Burnett and Stender Families Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis (CIDMA)

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Africa, Southern; Ecology; Economics; Epidemiologic Methods; Epidemiology; Biological Evolution; HIV; Influenza, Human; Parasitology; Public Health; Tuberculosis; Global Health; Evolution, Planetary; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Gregg Gonsalves

    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Associate (Adjunct) Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership; Co-Director, Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency

    Research Interests
    Computer Simulation; Decision Making; Hepatitis C; HIV; Operations Research; Political Systems; Prisoners; Public Policy; Social Justice; Social Medicine; Tuberculosis; United States Food and Drug Administration; Causality; Drug Approval; Drug Users; Social Determinants of Health
  • Nathan Grubaugh

    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Aedes; Arthropod Vectors; Chikungunya virus; Culex; Dengue Virus; Disease Outbreaks; Epidemiology; Genetics, Microbial; Molecular Sequence Data; RNA Viruses; West Nile virus; Directed Molecular Evolution
  • Nicola Hawley

    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Diabetes Mellitus; Maternal Health Services; Maternal-Child Health Centers; Obesity; Pregnancy; Prenatal Care; Global Health; Samoa; American Samoa
  • Robert Heimer

    Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology; Director, Emerging Infections Program

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Epidemiology; Foodborne Diseases; Hepatitis C; Injections; Public Health; Russia; Vietnam; Global Health; HIV Infections
  • Theodore Holford

    Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

    Research Interests
    Asthma; Lung Neoplasms; Public Health; Global Health; Statistics; Geographic Information Systems
  • Debbie Humphries

    Instructor of Public Health Practice (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Developing Countries; Ghana; HIV; Hookworm Infections; Malaria; Parasitology; Public Health; Vietnam; Global Health; Nutrition Policy
  • Trace Kershaw

    Department Chair and Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Epidemiology; HIV; India; Public Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Global Health; Maternal-Fetal Relations; Risk Reduction Behavior
  • Kaveh Khoshnood

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Epidemiology; Ethics; HIV; Human Rights; Public Health; Violence; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine; Diseases
  • Albert Ko

    Department Chair and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Department Chair, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

    Research Interests
    Dengue; Epidemiology; Leptospirosis; Urban Health; Global Health; Meningitis, Bacterial; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Brian Leaderer

    Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences) and Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies; Co-Director, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

    Research Interests
    Air Pollution; Asthma; Environment and Public Health; Environmental Exposure; Environmental Health; Environmental Pollution; Epidemiology; Public Health; Air Pollution, Indoor
  • Robert Makuch

    Professor of Biostatistics and in the Child Study Center; Director, Regulatory Affairs Track; Director, Regulatory Affairs Track

    Research Interests
    Infant, Premature; Public Health; Smoking Cessation; Clinical Trials, Phase IV as Topic; Biostatistics
  • Leonard Munstermann

    Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Head Curator of Entomology (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)

    Research Interests
    Colombia; DDT; El Salvador; Entomology; Biological Evolution; Genetics; Guatemala; Honduras; Insect Vectors; Leishmaniasis; Leishmaniasis, Visceral; Malaria; West Nile virus; Global Health; Yellow Fever; Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous; Communicable Diseases, Emerging
  • Linda Niccolai

    Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, Development Core at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Director, HPV Working Group at Yale; Co-Director, CT Emerging Infections Program at Yale

    Research Interests
    Epidemiologic Methods; Epidemiology; HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Vaccines; Communicable Diseases, Emerging; Qualitative Research; Human papillomavirus 11
  • John Pachankis

    Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

    Research Interests
    Anxiety; Behavioral Sciences; Depression; HIV; Mental Health; Social Behavior; Social Change; Social Conditions; Social Sciences; Behavioral Research; Social Stigma
  • A David Paltiel

    Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Professor of Management, and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Co-director, Public Health Modeling Concentration

    Research Interests
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; France; Health Policy; Health Resources; HIV; India; Operations Research; South Africa
  • Sunil Parikh

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Africa; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Developing Countries; Diagnosis; Epidemiology; Malaria; Parasitic Diseases; Public Health; Uganda; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Rafael Perez-Escamilla

    Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences); Director, Office of Public Health Practice; Director, Global Health Concentration

    Research Interests
    Brazil; Breast Feeding; Child Health Services; Community Health Workers; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; HIV; Mexico; Obesity; Rwanda; Global Health; Healthcare Disparities
  • Melinda Pettigrew

    Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Drug Resistance; Pneumonia; Respiratory Tract Infections; Infection Control; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Virginia Pitzer

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Ecology; Immunization; Paratyphoid Fever; Rotavirus; Typhoid Fever; Global Health
  • Harvey Risch

    Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Esophageal Neoplasms; Ovarian Neoplasms; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Polymorphism, Genetic; Gonadal Steroid Hormones; Stomach Neoplasms; Helicobacter pylori; Molecular Epidemiology; Germ-Line Mutation; Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Mark Schlesinger

    Department Chair and Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

    Research Interests
    Consumer Behavior; Health Policy; Ownership; Patient Advocacy; Policy Making; Public Opinion
  • Jody L. Sindelar

    Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Professor of Economics, and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Research Associate, NBER

    Research Interests
    Aging; Alcoholism; Economics; Health Policy; Obesity; Smoking; Health Behavior; Smoking Cessation; Substance-Related Disorders; Social Determinants of Health; Health Care
  • Donna Spiegelman

    Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics; Director, Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS); Director, Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Assistant Cancer Center Director, Global Oncology, Yale Cancer Center

    Research Interests
    Epidemiologic Methods; Health Plan Implementation; Obesity; Global Health; HIV Infections; Clinical Trial
  • Christian Tschudi

    John Rodman Paul Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director of Graduate Studies

    Research Interests
    Parasitic Diseases; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; Genomics; RNA Interference
  • Vasilis Vasiliou

    Department Chair and Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

    Research Interests
    Alcoholism; Aldehyde Dehydrogenase; Diabetes Mellitus; Environmental Health; Glutathione; Gout; Ophthalmology; Genomics
  • Sten H. Vermund

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

    Research Interests
    Environment and Public Health; HIV; Public Health; Global Health; Women's Health; Child Health
  • Daniel Weinberger

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Americas; Bacterial Infections; Biology; Carrier State; Communicable Disease Control; Denmark; Epidemiologic Methods; Europe; Fourier Analysis; Iceland; Influenza, Human; Netherlands; Population Characteristics; Public Health; Respiratory Tract Infections; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Diseases
  • Brian Weiss

    Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

    Research Interests
    Symbiosis; Trypanosomiasis; Tsetse Flies; Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Elsio Wunder

    Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Lecturer - Water, Sanitation and Public Health, EMD

    Research Interests
    Leptospira; Leptospirosis; Vaccines, Attenuated; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Translational Medical Research
  • Reza Yaesoubi

    Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

    Research Interests
    Communicable Diseases; Costs and Cost Analysis; Decision Theory; Epidemiology; Health Priorities; Health Resources; Influenza, Human; Meningitis; Operations Research; Technology Assessment, Biomedical; Tuberculosis; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Epidemics; Pandemics
  • Heping Zhang

    Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics, Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

    Research Interests
    Child Psychiatry; Epidemiology; Infertility; Mental Health; Pregnancy; Psychiatry; Computational Biology; Statistics; Genomics; Biostatistics
  • Yawei Zhang

    Section Chief and Associate Professor Tenure; Co-Assistant Cancer Center Director of Global Oncology, Yale Cancer Center; Chief, Section of Surgical Outcomes and Epidemiology, Department of Surgery

    Research Interests
    Air Pollution; Epidemiology; Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin; Neoplasms; Pregnancy; Thyroid Neoplasms; Survivors; Genomics; Biostatistics
  • Hongyu Zhao

    Department Chair and Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Genetics and Professor of Statistics and Data Science

    Research Interests
    Genetics; Public Health; Computational Biology; Statistics; Genomics; Herbal Medicine; Proteomics; Biostatistics; Microbiota