Ted Cohen
Ted Cohen
Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Co-director, Public Health Modeling Concentration
Yale School of Public Health
Elected to the Academy in 2022


Oberlin College, 1996, BA, Neuroscience; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001, MPH, Public Health Leadership; Duke University School of Medicine, 2001, MD, Medicine; Harvard School of Public Health, 2006, DPH, Epidemiology

Professional Area

Infectious disease epidemiologist with expertise in transmission dynamic modeling and spatial and genomic analysis of pathogens; conduct of field research and computational studies to address questions related to the impact of antibiotic resistance on the transmission and control of tuberculosis epidemics


For contributions to understanding the transmission of tuberculosis, with a specific focus on the development of mathematical models and spatial and genomic analytic approaches to investigate the impact of antibiotic resistance, HIV co-infection, and incarceration on tuberculosis dynamics and control.