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Jane Yoon Scott, MD

Medical Reviewer

Jane Yoon Scott, MD, is an infectious disease physician and assistant professor of medicine at Emory University in Atlanta. She graduated with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology, then received her MD from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed internal medicine residency training and chief residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, then returned to her home state of Georgia to complete a fellowship in infectious diseases at Emory University. She is currently board-certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.

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Infectious diseases, public health, and underserved and vulnerable populations

Board Certifications and Training

  • Board-certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board-certified in Infectious Diseases
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Medical College of Georgia

Awards and Accreditation

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Yoon JC, Montgomery MP, Buff AM, Boyd AT, Jamison C, Hernandez A, Schmit K, Shah S, Ajoku S, Holland DP, Prieto J, Smith S, Swancutt MA, Turner K, Andrews T, Flowers K, Wells A, Marchman C, Laney E, Bixler D, Cavanaugh S, Flowers N, Gaffga N, Ko JY, Paulin HN, Weng MK, Mosites E, Morris SB. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Prevalences Among People Experiencing Homelessness and Homelessness Service Staff During Early Community Transmission in Atlanta, Georgia, April-May 2020. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 2;73(9):e2978-e2984. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1340. PMID: 32898272; PMCID: PMC7499502.

Yoon JC, Prieto J, Shah S, Clark J, Chamberlain A, Holland DP. Implementation of close contact elicitation at the time of COVID-19 testing-Atlanta, GA, October-November 2020. J Public Health (Oxf). 2021 May 21:fdab174. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdab174. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34018547; PMCID: PMC8194617.

Matar AJ, Yoon JC, Mehta AK, Phadke VK, Guarner J, Greer AM, Lo DJ, Magliocca JF, Kitchens WH. Adenovirus causing hepatic abscess formation and unexplained fever in adult liver transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;23(1):e13435. doi: 10.1111/tid.13435. Epub 2020 Aug 16. PMID: 32748558.

Telford CT, Onwubiko U, Holland DP, Turner K, Prieto J, Smith S, Yoon J, Brown W, Chamberlain A, Gandhi N, Williams S, Khan F, Shah S. Preventing COVID-19 Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities Through Preemptive Testing of Residents and Staff Members - Fulton County, Georgia, March-May 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Sep 18;69(37):1296-1299. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6937a4. PMID: 32941413; PMCID: PMC7498169.

Best Health Tip

Remember to be proactive in taking ownership of your physical, mental, and spiritual health. If one of these suffer, all three suffer.

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