Dr. Si-hoi Lam - Experienced Physician and Educator
An award-winning internal medicine specialist, Dr. Si-hoi Lam has operated his own private practice in Branford, Connecticut, for over 13 years. After earning his bachelor of arts with honors from the University of Chicago in Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine on an Alumni Associate Scholarship. He went on to complete an internship and residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Over the course of his career, Dr. Si-hoi Lam was named in the 1993 Who’s Who of the Year and singled out as one of 2,000 Notable American Men by the American Biographical Institute.
In addition to treating patients directly, Dr. Lam instructs the next generation of medical professionals as an assistant clinical professor at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. In 2011, Dr. Si-hoi Lam won an Outstanding Community Ambulatory Teacher Award from the Yale Department of Internal Medicine.
NIH and South African Medical Research Council Award 31 Grants
A Yale University assistant clinical professor in the School of Medicine, Dr. Si-Hoi Lam possesses extensive HIV research experience. Dr. Si-Hoi Lam, recipient of the Connecticut Health Commissioner’s AIDS Leadership Award, participated on the Tuberculosis (TB) Working Group for National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and National Institutes of Health (NIH), studying the connection between TB and HIV.
In conjunction with the South African Medical Research Council, NIH announced in April 2015 that it awarded 31 grants to researchers studying TB, HIV, AIDS, and HIV-related co-morbidities and cancers. A total of $8 million will be issued through the South Africa-U.S. Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research.
Grants fund research collaboration with eight South African institutions and scientists at more than 20 U.S. organizations. Of the 31 grants, 19 will support five-year projects, and the remainder will be dedicated to two-year studies. Among the programs benefiting are studies targeting HIV and TB prevention and optimization of diagnosis.
To learn more about the studies and grant distribution, visit www.niaid.nih.gov.