Infectious Disease Guilford, CT

Professor [emeritus] Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine)

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  • Professor emeritus Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Entire professional career since ID fellowship in 1976-79 based at Yale with interests in International Health, Tropical Medicine and diseases of Travelers. Co-founder of International Health Program at Yale [Internal Medicine] in 1982. Retired but still attending at YNHH in General Internal Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Yale UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemRESIDENCY
  • Harvard University School of Public Health
    Harvard University School of Public HealthOTHER_TRAINING
  • Harvard University School of Public HealthOTHER_TRAINING
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
    Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Fordham UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 1976 - 2020
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • George Thornton Award American College of Physicians (CT Chapter), 2007
  • Benjamin Kean Medal American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2004
  • Nominee AAMC/Pfizer Humanism in Medicine, 2000
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Health Trends Impacting Emergency Management  
    Dischino K and Bia FJ, Bulletin of the International Association of Emergency Managers, 1/1/2014
  • A Call to Action by Dr Abdul Ghafur, Apollo Hospital, Chennai  
    Bia, FJ, South Asian J Cancer, 1/1/2012
  • Update on Chagas Disease and Blood Transmission  
    Mileno MD and Bia FJ, Travel Medicine Advisor, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Factors Associated with Later Presentations for HIV Care among Patients in Hinche, Central Haiti
    Louis C, Ivers L, Freedberg K, Smith Fawzi M, Castro A, Bia FJ, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (Abstract) And 3rd International AIDS Society Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 1/24/2005
  • Katayama Fever, Acute Genitourinary and Enteric Schistosomiasis in Four Travelers Retruning from Africa
    Sheikh, SZ, Kenkare Z, Hong-Curtis J, Bia FJ, 9th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine, Lisbon , Portugal, 1/1/2005
  • Prevalence and Severity of Tuberculosis among Renal Transplant Recipients
    Friedman AL, DeLucia JA, Formica RN, Bia FJ et al, American Transplant Congress, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2004
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  • Update on AmeriCares Role in Global Maternal Health 
    Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY - 1/2/2012
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 
  • Panelist: Role of NGOs in Post Disaster Recovery Efforts 
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Hospital Affiliations