Niteesh K.

Choudhry, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Executive Director for the Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he also practices inpatient Internal Medicine. Much of Dr. Choudhry’s research deals with design and evaluation of novel strategies to increase the use of evidence-based therapies for common conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. He is particularly interested in changing patient and provider behavior and his work draws inspiration from a broad range of fields including clinical medicine, economics, cognitive psychology, epidemiology and biostatistics. His largest ongoing projects seek to combine approaches from behavioral science and machine learning in order to develop scalable solutions for health quality improvement. He and his research team are funded by a variety of public and private sources including the National Institutes of Health, health insurers, pharmaceutical manufactures and private foundations.

Dr. Choudhry attended McGill University, received his M.D. and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto and then served as Chief Medical Resident for the Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University with a concentration in Statistics and the Evaluative Sciences. His research has been widely published in leading medical and policy journals and has won numerous awards for excellence in research, teaching and mentorship.

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