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Natalia Festa, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Natalia Festa, MD


Natalia Festa, MD, MBA (VA Scholar) is a physician trained in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Geriatrics at Yale. She is now a post-doctoral fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College. She earned her MD and Masters in Business Administration at Stanford University. Her early career has focused on ascertainment of aging outcomes within administrative claims data.

Research interests: Research interests include investigating disparities in the ascertainment and incidence of diseases and syndromes of advanced age, including dementia. Evaluating opportunities to prolong functional independence for older adults.

Education & Training

  • Intern and Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2020)
  • MBA
    Stanford University (2017)
  • MD
    Stanford University (2017)
  • AB
    Harvard College (2010)