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Yukari C. Manabe, M.D.

Associate Professor of MedicineYukari Manabe, M.D.

Dr. Yukari Manabe is associate professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases. She recently returned to Johns Hopkins from Uganda, where she was the Head of Research at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) at Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala between 2007 and 2012. During her tenure in Uganda, she built research capacity at the IDI and successfully graduated eight Ph.D. students and more than 30 Masters students, while increasing funding for locally relevant research in HIV and related infectious diseases. Dr. Manabe’s interests include operational and translational research in tuberculosis and HIV co-infection; in particular she has focused on evaluating TB and other point-of-care diagnostic techniques and devices. 

Dr. Manabe also serves as associate director of Global Health Research and Innovation at the Center for Global Health, a program of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health, and continues to foster multidisciplinary innovation for public health in resource-limited settings.

Dr. Yukari Manabe obtained her M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing both her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Hospital, she joined the faculty in 1999.