Dharushana Muthulingam, MD

Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

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Infectious Diseases


Dr. Muthulingam completed a combined public health and medicine program at UC Berkeley and UCSF, completed internal medicine training at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Oakland, and infectious disease training at Yale. Her current research is in patient-centered interventions for increasing initiation and retention in treatment for opioid disorder and impact on addiction, HIV, and Hepatitis C outcomes, both in community settings and among incarcerated individuals anticipating transition to the community. Interests includes health disparities, patient preferences, decision aids, medication assisted therapy, implementation science, clinical trials, and health utilization.  

Education & Training

MD University of California, San Francisco (2012)
MS University of California, Berkeley, Public Health (Joint Medical Program) (2009)

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Dharushana Muthulingam, MD