Dr. Amanda Durante received a Ph.D. in epidemiology and public health (epidemiology of microbial disease) from the Yale School of Public Health and an M.Sc. in health planning from London University.
She brings an extensive history of public health practice to the department. She has worked for the U.K. Health Protection Agency (formerly known as the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre), the City of New Haven Health Department, the Yale Center for Public Health Preparedness and the Connecticut Emerging Infections Program.
Trained in infectious disease epidemiology, much of her work has focused on infectious disease surveillance and control. Recently she has been active in community needs assessment and health improvement planning in Connecticut with a focus on health disparities.
Dr. Durante teaches courses on epidemiology and public health practice.