Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Michael D. Virata, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Yale University in the Section of Infectious Diseases. He also has a secondary appointment as an Associate Clinical Professor in Nursing. He has focused his clinical career to caring for people with human immunodeficiency virus. He is the medical director of HIV clinical services at Yale New Haven Hospital-Saint Raphael Campus and the Haelen-Infectious Disease Center.
He received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines and completed his internal medicine residency at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore before coming to Yale to start his ID fellowship and then completed another fellowship in Medical Microbiology. He decided to stay in New Haven after completing his fellowship training. He is an active member in the community and is involved with the New Haven Mayor’s Task Force of HIV/AIDS and is also the President of the New Haven County Medical Association.
He has an interest in clinical research has participated in a number of clinical trials. Aside from HIV, his past research activities focused on MRSA bacteremia.
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