Graduate Student, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Emily Groopman is a fourth year MD/PhD student at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She was born and raised in Brookline, MA, and graduated magna cum laude with Highest Honors in Human Evolutionary Biology from Harvard College. Her PhD research, in the lab of Dr. Ali Gharavi, applies genomic sequencing technologies for genetic diagnosis and discovery for individuals with chronic kidney disease. Her interests include personalized medicine, bioethics, medical humanism, and integrating cultural differences into the delivery of care.