Seema Yasmin

(@DoctorYasmin) Dr Seema Yasmin is a medical doctor, epidemiologist and journalist. She served as an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she investigated epidemics in prisons, border towns and American Indian reservations. Dr. Yasmin is a staff writer at The Dallas Morning News, professor of public health at the University of Texas at Dallas and a medical analyst at CNN. Her reporting covers the breadth of public health from the arrival of Ebola in Dallas to syndemics of infection and gender-based violence in West Africa. Her work appears in Scientific American, Foreign Policy and peer-reviewed medical journals. She trained in journalism at the University of Toronto and in medicine at the University of Cambridge.