Katherine Yih

Dr. Yih is a biologist and epidemiologist with domestic and international experience in infectious disease surveillance and immunization. She works mainly on vaccine safety monitoring, formerly with the CDC-sponsored Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) Project and currently with the FDA-sponsored Post-licensure Rapid Immunization Safety Monitoring (PRISM) system, the latter a component of the Sentinel project. In addition, she has coordinated infectious disease surveillance efforts using electronic-medical-record or laboratory data and space-time cluster detection methods.

Dr. Yih earned a PhD in biological sciences from the University of Michigan and a master of public health degree with a concentration in international health from the Harvard School of Public Health.


Assistant Professor

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Harvard Medical School
Department of Population Medicine
401 Park Drive, Suite 401
Boston, MA 02215