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Trainees

Heather Grant, MD

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Heather Grant joins the Institute as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. She graduated from Yale University with a BA in History of Science & History of Medicine and earned her MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She is now a General Surgery Resident at Baystate Medical Center and starting a Master of Science degree in Clinical and Translational Science at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University.

Heather started her research career as a medical student and has since worked on a number of clinical research projects through the Department of Surgery and the Institute. Most recently, she published manuscripts exploring the etiology of intussusception following roux-en-Y gastric bypass and examining the effectiveness of a pre-internship Boot Camp prior to the start of surgical internship. She plans to research surgical outcomes and healthcare disparities with a particular focus on the surgical oncology population.