Dr Ramnath Subbaraman gets Clinical Scientist Development Award
Ramnath Subbaraman, M.D., a Tufts University
School of Medicine assistant professor of public health and community medicine, is one of 18 early-career physician scientists selected to receive a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award. Dr Subbaraman researches tuberculosis and social determinants of health in India. Dr Subbaraman’s work aims to find and retain India’s missing TB patients through analyses of the care cascade and geospatial mapping. The care cascade for TB includes patient access to a means of diagnosis and treatment, the initiation of treatment after a TB diagnosis, retention during treatment, and recurrencefree survival following completion of treatment. Dr Subbaraman is also an attending physician in the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Centre.