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Albert I. Ko, MD

Infectious Disease

Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

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Yale New Haven Hospital New Haven, CT 06510

Biography - Albert I. Ko, MD

Albert Ko, MD, is an infectious diseases specialist and epidemiologist whose research focuses on infectious rapid diseases that have emerged in urban slum populations as a consequence of rapid urbanization and social inequity. These diseases include Zika, dengue, bacterial meningitis, leptospirosis, and COVID-19.

During the pandemic, he served as co-chair of Governor Lamont’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group and he continues to advise state officials on disease prevention and control plans. Dr. Ko is also a collaborating researcher at the Brazilian Ministry of Health’s Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. He has worked in Brazil for more than 30 years; his projects are understanding the role that social marginalization, urban ecology, and climate play in the emergence of infectious diseases in urban slum communities and implementing community-based solutions.

Dr. Ko is the program director of the Fogarty/NIH Global Health Equity Scholars Program, which provides mentored global health research training fellowship in 24 sites in low- and middle-income countries. He is also a member of the World Health Organization’s research and development task force for Zika and the R&D Blueprint Working Group.

He is the Raj and Indra Nooyi Professor of Public Health and professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases) and medicine (infectious diseases) at Yale School of Medicine.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Specialty

Infectious Disease

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

Harvard Med Sch (Boston MA)

Internship

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital

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20 York St.
New Haven, CT 06510

Main (203) 785-3561
Fax (203) 785-6815

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