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Don Li

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Don Li


Don is a 7th year MD/PhD student who is interested in understanding the biological basis of musculoskeletal disorders. He studied biochemistry at Yale University as an undergraduate and stayed to pursue MD/PhD training in Cell Biology. His clinical interest is pediatric orthopedics where he has worked on novel radiographic systems to predict progression in scoliosis. Otherwise, he has been involved in teaching and mentorship through being a graduate affiliate as well as being a university award winning teaching assistant. In his free time he enjoys eating out with friends and playing video games.

Education & Training

  • MS
    Yale College, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper AwardScoliosis Research Society2019
Prize Teaching Fellowship AwardYale Graduate School2018