Maunank R Shah, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Gujarati


Infectious Disease

Research Interests

Tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics; HIV transmission; mHealth interventions; Teaching and mentorship; Domestic TB more

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Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725
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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

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Dr. Maunank Shah is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include infectious disease.

Dr. Shah received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Virginia. He earned his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Emory University School of Medicine and performed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Shah earned his Ph.D. in clinical investigation and public health, with expertise in decision-analysis, epidemiology, and biostatistics, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

His research interests include evaluating the use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies to optimize adherence to TB therapy.

Dr. Shah is medical director for the Baltimore City Tuberculosis Program. He serves on the Maryland Tuberculosis Guidelines committee and as associate editor for the open source journal for the Infectious Disease Society of America, OFID. An author of more than 25 peer-reviewed studies, he is a member of the International Union for TB and Lung Disease, the International AIDS Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Dr. Shah leads online TB educational activities at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and serves as co-director for the microbiology and infectious disease curriculum for students at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

  • Clinical Global Health Education, Center for



  • MD; Medicine; University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2003)


  • Internal Medicine; Emory University School of Medicine (2007)


  • Infectious Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) (2009)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2006)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Shah’s research involves evaluating and implementing novel HIV and tuberculosis (TB) intervention strategies in resource constrained settings. He evaluates new TB diagnostic technologies and assesses the cost-effectiveness of emerging strategies for HIV and TB care in South Africa, Uganda, India, and Baltimore. He has expertise in conducting economic evaluations, and he currently leads efforts to develop mathematical models to examine the economic and epidemiological impact of the HIV continuum of care domestically and globally. Additionally, his research interests include evaluating the use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies to optimize adherence to TB therapy.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Co-Director, Microbiology/Infectious Disease block for Johns Hopkins Medical School Genes to Society curriculum

Activities & Honors


  • International Union for TB and Lung Disease
  • International AIDS Society, the world's largest association of HIV professionals
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America

    an organization that represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases

Professional Activities

  • Medical Director, Baltimore City Tuberculosis Program
  • Member, Maryland Tuberculosis Guidelines Committee
  • Associate Editor, Open Forum Infectious Diseases

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