King Center on Global Development
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Woods Institute for the Environment
Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI)
Stephen Luby is a professor of medicine and a professor of epidemiology and population health by courtesy at Stanford University. He is also a senior fellow of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. His previous positions include directing the Centre for Communicable Diseases at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research in Bangladesh, conducting research and teaching epidemiology at the Aga Khan University in Karachi in Pakistan, and working as an epidemiologist in the Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Luby completed his BA in philosophy at Creighton University, his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, and his residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital. He studied epidemiology and preventive medicine at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.