Gerald T. Keusch, MD

Professor, Medicine

Gerald Keusch
(617) 414-8960


Dr. Keusch is a Professor of Medicine and International Health at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He is an Associate Director of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory Institute at BU and Director of the Collaborative Core.

Other Positions

  • Assistant to the President, Boston University


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Columbia College, AB


  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Ellenberg SS, Keusch GT, Babiker AG, Edwards KM, Lewis RJ, Lundgren JD, Wells CD, Wabwire-Mangen F, McAdam KPWJ. Rigorous Clinical Trial Design in Public Health Emergencies Is Essential. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 21. PMID: 29177461.

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  • Published on 10/5/2017

    Peters DH, Keusch GT, Cooper J, Davis S, Lundgren J, Mello MM, Omatade O, Wabwire-Mangen F, McAdam KPWJ. In search of global governance for research in epidemics. Lancet. 2017 Oct 07; 390(10103):1632-1633. PMID: 29131784.

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  • Published on 6/24/2017

    Keusch GT, McAdam KPWJ. Clinical trials during epidemics. Lancet. 2017 Jun 24; 389(10088):2455-2457. PMID: 28656892.

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  • Published on 9/1/2015

    Hamer DH, Keusch GT. Vitamin A deficiency: slow progress towards elimination. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Sep; 3(9):e502-3. PMID: 26275319.

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  • Published on 11/1/2014

    Keusch GT, Denno DM, Black RE, Duggan C, Guerrant RL, Lavery JV, Nataro JP, Rosenberg IH, Ryan ET, Tarr PI, Ward H, Bhutta ZA, Coovadia H, Lima A, Ramakrishna B, Zaidi AK, Hay Burgess DC, Brewer T. Environmental enteric dysfunction: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and clinical consequences. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1; 59 Suppl 4:S207-12. PMID: 25305288.

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  • Published on 12/1/2013

    Millum J, Grady C, Keusch G, Sina B. Introduction: the Fogarty International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Program in historical context. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2013 Dec; 8(5):3-16. PMID: 24384512.

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  • Published on 9/1/2013

    Keusch GT, Rosenberg IH, Denno DM, Duggan C, Guerrant RL, Lavery JV, Tarr PI, Ward HD, Black RE, Nataro JP, Ryan ET, Bhutta ZA, Coovadia H, Lima A, Ramakrishna B, Zaidi AK, Burgess DC, Brewer T. Implications of acquired environmental enteric dysfunction for growth and stunting in infants and children living in low- and middle-income countries. Food Nutr Bull. 2013 Sep; 34(3):357-64. PMID: 24167916.

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  • Published on 7/16/2013

    Keusch GT. Perspectives in foodborne illness. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2013 Sep; 27(3):501-15. PMID: 24011827.

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  • Published on 6/20/2013

    Okeke IN, Cruz JR, Keusch GT. Antibiotics for uncomplicated severe malnutrition. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 20; 368(25):2435-6. PMID: 23782190.

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  • Published on 12/8/2011

    Amuguni H, Lee S, Kerstein K, Brown D, Belitsky B, Herrmann J, Keusch G, Sonenshein A, Tzipori S. Sublingual immunization with an engineered Bacillus subtilis strain expressing tetanus toxin fragment C induces systemic and mucosal immune responses in piglets. Microbes Infect. 2012 May; 14(5):447-56. PMID: 22198093.

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