Event Date: 2015-04-13 Event Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Title: Global Psych Dinner: Dr. Ramnath Subbaraman: "Psychological Toll of Slum Living in Mumbai"
Location: MGH Bulfinch 225 (Trustees Room)
Description: Ramnath Subbaraman is an Associate Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Research Advisor at Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action, and Research (PUKAR), a Mumbai- based research collective. From 2010-2012, Ramnath worked in Mumbai at PUKAR, helping to lead interdisciplinary research efforts on slum health in the Kaula Bandar community, partly with support from the NIH Fogarty International Research Fellows program. In 2005-2006, he performed HIV and tuberculosis research at the YRG Center for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE) in Chennai, India. Ramnath is a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine, the UCSF internal medicine residency program, and Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital infectious diseases fellowship. His current research focuses on investigating water poverty in urban slums and on implementation science to address gaps in the tuberculosis cascade of care in India.