Medical Advisor

Joseph Vinetz, MD

Dr. Joseph Vinetz is an ABMS board certified infectious disease doctor at Yale Medicine and a professor of medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, in the section of infectious diseases, department of internal medicine. He is also a research professor at Sciences and Laboratory of Research and Development at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. His background in the history of medicine informs his perspectives on current emerging epidemic diseases.


  • Yale University, BS
  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine, MD
  • National Institutes of Health, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Fellow, Resident


  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Infectious Disease

Professional Accomplishments

  • Associated investigator of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute of Tropical Medicine at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru
  • Conducts research in global health and infectious diseases, focusing on diseases of high consequence such as malaria and leptospirosis



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