Yukari Manabe

Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Manabe is a Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases within the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She has joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health within the Departments of International Health and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and is also the Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation within the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. From 2007 until 2012, she was the Head of Research at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) at Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda. Within the new Center for Innovative Diagnostics in Infectious Diseases, she is dedicated to accelerating frugal innovation in rapid and point-of-care infectious disease diagnostics to increase diagnostic certainty and targeted treatment. Her research has focused on infectious disease diagnostics for HIV, TB, STI’s, and COVID-19, and their impact on patient-centered outcomes.

Dr. Manabe is an author of more than 200 peer-reviewed publications. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She joined the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty in 1999 after completing her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins Hospital.