Kaveh Khoshnood

Assoc Prof School of Public Health
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60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-3210
203-785-2920

Kaveh Khoshnood, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Yale School of Public Health and core faculty member of the Yale Council on Middle East Studies. He is co-founder of Yale Violence and Health Study Group and a Steering Committee member of the Program on Conflict, Resiliency and Health at the Yale McMillan Center. Dr. Khoshnood is trained as an infectious disease epidemiologist and has more than two decades of domestic and international experience in HIV prevention research among drug users and other at risk populations, including its ethical aspects. Dr. Khoshnood is an investigator on two current projects in Lebanon, a parenting intervention with Palestinian refugees and a population size estimation and bio-behavioral surveillance of populations at risk of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Khoshnood teaches a course at Yale School of Public Health entitled: “Responding to Violent Conflict: Epidemiological Methods & Public Health Interventions” which focuses on how epidemiological methods are applied to understand specific health consequences of violent conflicts, including infectious diseases, mental health, maternal/child health, and chronic health problems. The course has a focus on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Select Publications: 

Opiate use, treatment, and harm reduction in Afghanistan: Recent changes and future directions. Catherine S. Todd, David Macdonald, Kaveh Khoshnood, G. Farooq Mansoor, Mark Eggerman, Catherine Panter-Brick. Opiate use, treatment, and harm reduction in Afghanistan: Recent changes and future directions. International Journal of Drug Policy. Volume 23, Issue 5, Pages 341-345, September 2012.

HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa: New study methods, results, and implications for prevention and care. McFarland W. Abu-Raddad LJ, Mahfoud Z, DeJong J, Riedner G, Forsyth A, Khoshnood K. AIDS. 2010 Jul;24 Suppl 2:S1-4. doi: 10.1097/01.aids.0000386728.49059.92.

Commentary: With So Much Need, Where Do I Serve? Graber LK, Elansary M, Khoshnood K, and Rastegar A. Commentary: With So Much Need, Where Do I Serve? Virtual Mentor. 2010; 12:149-158.