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Brianna Carusillo Theriault, MD, PhD

Hospital Resident

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Brianna Carusillo Theriault, MD, PhD


Dr. Theriault is a resident in neurological surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University in 2011. After graduating, she worked for a year at Columbia University in a behavioral neuroscience lab before pursuing her PhD at University of Maryland-Baltimore under the guidance of Dr. Marc Simard, MD/PhD. For her graduate degree, she studied hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy of prematurity, molecular mechanisms underlying ischemia-induced hemorrhage, and how to prevent cerebral microhemorrhages in newborns. After completing her PhD, she received her MD at New York Medical College. Her current interests include pediatric neurosurgery, disorders of neurodevelopment, and congenital malformations.

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  • MD
    New York Medical College (2020)
  • PhD
    University of Maryland-Baltimore (2016)

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