Prof. Sarah Fortune

Sarah Fortune is the John LaPorte Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Director of the TB Research Program at the Ragon Institute of MGH, Harvard and MIT and Chair of the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases. She received a bachelor’s of science in biology from Yale University and a medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and clinical fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.  She did her postdoctoral work under the joint mentorship of Drs. Barry Bloom and Eric Rubin before joining the faculty in 2007.  Dr. Fortune is supported by awards from the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, NIAID, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Aeras.