Saad B. Omer
Saad B. Omer
Director, Yale Institute for Global Health, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Yale School of Medicine; Harvey & Kate Cushing Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health


The Aga Khan University Medical College (Pakistan), 1998, MBBS, Medicine and Surgery; Johns Hopkins University, 2003, MPH, Public Health; Johns Hopkins University, 2007, PhD, Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

Professional Area

Infectious Diseases, Vaccines, and Global Health


Used high-impact science to inform and change vaccine policy and clinical vaccine recommendations in multiple countries. He has conducted seminal studies on vaccine refusal, maternal immunization, and COVID-19. He has used public scholarship (e.g. Op-eds in New York Times & Washington Post) to advocate for vaccines.