Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Faculty Director, InnovateHealth Yale; Program Co-Director, Global Health Ethics Program, Yale Institute for Global Health; Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale
Kaveh Khoshnood is the new Faculty Director for InnovateHealth Yale. Kaveh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and the Director of the BA-BS/MPH Program at the Yale School of Public Health. Kaveh’s research interests are the epidemiology and prevention of HIV/AIDS; ethical issues in research with vulnerable populations and the health of conflict-affected and forcibly displaced populations, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa region. Kaveh teaches courses on public health ethics and global health. Kaveh’s favorite part of his job is mentoring students who are committed to tackle public health issues, especially those affecting marginalized communities domestically and internationally. Kaveh is an immigrant from Iran who believes in providing second chances to those who were forced to leave their countries due to violent conflict. Kaveh is grateful for the educational and mentorship opportunities he has had and eager to provide similar support to those in need.