Manisha Juthani, MD
Connecticut Department of Public Health

Manisha Juthani醫師是康乃狄克州公共衛生部(DPH)部長,且為第一位在康乃狄克州擔任部長的印度裔美國人。她是耶魯大學醫學院醫學教授,於2012年至2021年擔任傳染病研究計畫主任,目前為從事公共服務暫離耶魯大學教職。

Juthani博士於2002年來到康乃迪克州,擔任耶魯大學醫學院傳染病研究員。在 COVID-19期間,她是耶魯大學應對COVID的負責人,由此她於 2021 年被任命為康乃迪克州衛生部部長。在新冠疫情大流行初期,她以部長身份,擴展協助以地方及國家媒體教育群眾。



Manisha Juthani, MD, is the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH). She is the first Indian American to serve as a commissioner in the State of Connecticut. She is on a leave for public service from the Yale School of Medicine, where she is a Professor of Medicine and also served as Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program from 2012 to 2021.

Dr. Juthani came to Connecticut in 2002 as an Infectious Diseases Fellow at Yale School of Medicine. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she was a leader in the COVID response at Yale which led to her appointment as Commissioner of CT DPH in 2021. In the early days of the pandemic, she was a voice to help educate the public in both local and national media outlets, a role she was able to expand in her role as Commissioner.

As we emerge from the pandemic, she continues to combat emerging infectious diseases and is committed to revitalizing public health by refocusing efforts on the opioid crisis, lead abatement, gun violence, mental health, climate and health, maternal health, and drinking water infrastructure improvements. In order to do this work, she is committed to growing the public health workforce and partnering with local health departments who are essential partners in implementing public health policies. She sees all these goals through an equity lens which is essential to ensuring that our focus on health as a human right is maintained.

Dr. Juthani received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and MD from Cornell University Medical College, completed Internal Medicine residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Campus, and served as Chief Resident at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.