Upstate Medical University

Elizabeth Harausz

Investigator / Infectious Disease Division

Dr. Elizabeth Harausz, MD, MPH is an expert in tuberculosis, particularly multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Dr. Harausz received her medical degree and Masters of Public Health from Tufts University. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and her infectious disease fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious disease.

Prior to joining Upstate Medical University, she worked with the Desmond Tutu TB Centre at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, and in the HIV Research Program at Walter Reed Army Research Institute in Bethesda, MD. Her overseas experience has included working with sites in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda and Ecuador. She has also worked extensively with the World Health Organization. Her research interests include improving the diagnosis, treatment, access, and retention in care and prevention of drug-susceptible and drug-resistant tuberculosis.