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Phyllis Thangaraj, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow

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Phyllis Thangaraj, MD, PhD


Phyllis is a cardiology fellow in the ABIM Physician Scientist Training Program. She is completing her post-doctoral research fellowship under Dr. Rohan Khera through the T32 Implementation Science Fellowship. She graduated from Yale College with a B.S. in Physics and then completed her M.D./Ph.D. at Columbia University, where she developed machine learning methods to improve the phenotyping of stroke in the electronic health record and improve the power of genome-wide association studies in the UK Biobank. Most recently, she completed her internal medicine residency at Yale New Haven Health. Her interests include the development of methods to improve precision medicine in cardiology, harmonization of multi-modal and multi-site data, and characterizing the gray areas between clinical trial and real-world patient populations.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Columbia University (2021)
  • PhD
    Columbia University (2020)
  • MPhil
    Columbia University (2017)
  • BS
    Yale College, Physics (2011)

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