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Karen Wang, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor Internal medicine (Genera Medicine) and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics (Health Informatics)

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Wang is an assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine and core faculty at the Equity Research and Innovation Center and Yale Center for Medical Informatics. Her work is at the intersection of health equity, informatics, and data justice with a focus in optimizing health and health-related information, data, and technology for marginalized communities. Her research goal is to improve the health of marginalized communities by engaging them in the collection and use of health data and improving the quality of social and structural determinants of health data, such as race, ethnicity, and residential address.

She leverages a participatory approach to understand communities' information and technology needs, improve information resources, and accelerate the dissemination of useful data back to communities, from electronic health record data to research study data.

Education & Training

  • Board Certification
    AB of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics (2017)
  • Post-doctoral fellow
    Yale/VA Connecticut Healthcare System (2016)
  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine (2012)
  • Post-doctoral fellow
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (2012)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2007, recertified: 2017)
  • Resident
    Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2007)
  • MD
    Baylor College of Medicine (2004)
  • BS
    Stanford University (1998)

Departments & Organizations