Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD

Infectious Diseases
Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD
5.0 with 30 ratings

Sees patients age 18 and up

Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD

Infectious Diseases
5.0 with 30 ratings

Sees patients age 18 and up

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Dr. Rubin is a Penn Medicine physician.

Not accepting new patients

Meet Dr. Rubin

Meet Dr. Harvery Rubin

          Dr. Rubin is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania with secondary appointments as Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and as Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His research in infectious diseases has been funded by the NIH, NSF, DARPA, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Discovery, and the Department of Defense.  In addition to his work on the basic biology of bacterial pathogenesis, he has extended the investigations to mathematical modeling of complex biological systems. His research has resulted in more than 100 peer-reviewed papers chapters or reviews. His clinical practice is limited to infectious diseases and he sees patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 

          Dr. Rubin has served on a number of national and international scientific review panels including the NIH, NSF, NASA Intelligent Systems Program, DARPA, and The Medical Research Council, South Africa. He was a member of the United States National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), and the Department of Defense/National Academy of Sciences Biological Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.  He has published and lectured extensively on policy issues that relate to infectious diseases

           Dr. Rubin is the founder of Energize the Chain, a non-profit organization that ensures the delivery of vaccines to people in the most remote regions of the world by utilizing power and connectivity in the private sector, such as that available at cell tower sites to power the refrigeration systems that are necessary to keep vaccines at the proper temperature.

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