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Global Health

Krisha Patel, an MPH candidate, visiting a Maternal and Child Health Daycare Center in Ratnagiri district. A teacher is responsible for taking care of children ages 4 to 6 years old, and providing them monthly health checkups and nutritious meals that are subsidized by the government of Maharashtra.
In their global health research the CDE faculty prioritize improving health outcomes, achieving health equity and building local capacity. Contributing to the broader mission of Global Health at Yale and the Global Health Concentration the involved faculty take a multidisciplinary approach to research, utilizing rigorous quantitative and qualitative methods. Ongoing research in global health includes studies of maternal child health and obesity risk in Samoa and bone health in China. Learn more about our global health faculty and associated research opportunities by visiting the Global Health Concentration pages.

Faculty of Interest

  • Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; Director, Advanced Professional MPH Program; Track Director, Applied Analytic Methods and Epidemiology, Executive MPH; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

    Research Interests
    • Aging
    • Mental Disorders
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Chronic Disease
    • Epidemiologic Methods
    • Health Workforce
    • Health Services Research
    • Public Health
    • Quality of Health Care
    • Veterans
    • Global Health
    • Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
    • Quality Indicators, Health Care
    • Vulnerable Populations
    • Emigrants and Immigrants
    • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

    Research Interests
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Hypertension
    • Maternal Health Services
    • Maternal-Child Health Centers
    • Obesity
    • Pregnancy
    • Prenatal Care
    • Global Health
    • Samoa
    • American Samoa
  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology); Chief of Rheumatology, VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Associate Professor on Term, Chronic Disease Epidemiology; Network Lead, Yale Network for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NGN); Associate Program Director, Global Health Equity Scholars Program; Program Director, CMB Global Health Fellowship Programs; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

    Research Interests
    • Epidemiology
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rheumatology
    • Global Health
    • Women's Health
    • Sarcopenia