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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Division of Infectious Diseases


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Jessica Yager, MD

Assistant Professor


Current Research interests:

Global health, access to care, food insecurity and clinical outcomes

Education and training:
  • 1997: BA, Harvard University
  • 2005: MD, Yale University
  • 2011-present: completing an MPH in Epidemiology, University of Washington
  • 2005-2008: Internship and residency, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2009-2012: Infectious Diseases fellowship, University of Washington
Why I enjoy working at SUNY Downstate:

I was drawn to SUNY by the opportunity to work in a dynamic department that combines ongoing research, clinical care, and teaching both on the SUNY campus and in the larger Brooklyn community. I am delighted to be here!

Mailing Address:
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave, MSC 50
Brooklyn, NY 11203