Yoko Furuya, MD, MS

Dr. E. Yoko Furuya is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) and serves as Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control and Director of Antibiotic Stewardship for all New York-Presbyterian Hospital Campuses.

Dr. Furuya focuses on standardizing and improving the prevention, diagnosis, and management of infections stemming from the healthcare environment and multidrug-resistance.

Dr. Furuya’s clinical research interests include healthcare epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance, and she is an investigator on several government-funded studies looking at multidrug-resistant organisms, infection control practices, and costs of antimicrobial resistance.

Dr. Furuya completed a fellowship in the ID Division at Columbia University, supported by the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, and earned a M.S. degree in Epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.