Dr. Sten H. Vermund
Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health
Yale School of Public Health
Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD, is Dean of the Yale School of Public Health, the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. He is a pediatrician and infectious disease epidemiologist focused on diseases of low- and middle-income countries, and on health disparities in the U.S. Dr. Vermund’s research has focused on health care access, adolescent medicine, prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, and reproductive health. He has founded two non-governmental organizations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) and Friends in Global Health in Mozambique and Nigeria. As with many others at Yale, his recent work has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Vermund is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the AAAS. Prior to joining Yale in 2017, Dr. Vermund was the Amos Christie Chair in Global Health and Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University. He founded and directed the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and served as Vanderbilt’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Vice President for Global Health for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.