Sarah Fortune
Primary Faculty

Sarah Fortune

John LaPorte Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Other Positions

Chair, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Education and Training

B.S., 1990, Biology
Yale University

M.D., 1996, Medicine
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

2000, 3years Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

2001, 1year Clinical Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Post Doc, 2006, Immunology & Infectious Diseases - 5years Postdoctoral Fellow


Key questions in marine mammal bioenergetics.

McHuron EA, Adamczak S, Arnould JPY, Ashe E, Booth C, Bowen WD, Christiansen F, Chudzinska M, Costa DP, Fahlman A, Farmer NA, Fortune SME, Gallagher CA, Keen KA, Madsen PT, McMahon CR, Nabe-Nielsen J, Noren DP, Noren SR, Pirotta E, Rosen DAS, Speakman CN, Villegas-Amtmann S, Williams R.

Conserv Physiol. 2022. 10(1):coac055. PMID: 35949259

Multimodal profiling of lung granulomas in macaques reveals cellular correlates of tuberculosis control.

Gideon HP, Hughes TK, Tzouanas CN, Wadsworth MH, Tu AA, Gierahn TM, Peters JM, Hopkins FF, Wei JR, Kummerlowe C, Grant NL, Nargan K, Phuah JY, Borish HJ, Maiello P, White AG, Winchell CG, Nyquist SK, Ganchua SKC, Myers A, Patel KV, Ameel CL, Cochran CT, Ibrahim S, Tomko JA, Frye LJ, Rosenberg JM, Shih A, Chao M, Klein E, Scanga CA, Ordovas-Montanes J, Berger B, Mattila JT, Madansein R, Love JC, Lin PL, Leslie A, Behar SM, Bryson B, Flynn JL, Fortune SM, Shalek AK.

Immunity. 2022 05 10. 55(5):827-846.e10. PMID: 35483355


Kizzmekia Corbett among 2021 Bostonians of the Year

Kizzmekia Corbett, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Harvard Chan School, was named one of the 2021 Bostonians of the Year by the Boston Globe for her pioneering research aimed at developing a COVID-19 vaccine and…

Hard lessons in the midst of hope

COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out, but variants continue to spread and public health systems around the world remain strained. Experts from across the Harvard Chan School reflect on the pandemic and what it means for the future of…