P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Susan Mathai, 2006

MD, Yale University

Susan Mathai is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Yale University

DR. SUSAN MATHAI is completing a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver. She will be focusing her fellowship training on basic and translational research on fibrotic lung diseases.

Susan was born in Dallas, Texas, to Indian parents who are naturalized citizens, and who immigrated to the US in 1982.

Susan completed her internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2012. She received her MD from Yale University and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University in 2005 with a degree in social studies.

While at Harvard University, Susan received grants to support senior thesis research concerning healthcare in Cuba and community health work with Partners in Health. Fluent in Spanish and English, Susan conducted research in Cuba, and has been involved in activities utilizing her language skills, such as clinical research on reproductive health and clinical translating. While at Harvard University, Susan directed the Mission Hill After School Program, a student-run project serving children in Roxbury.

  • MD Medicine | Yale University 2009
  • AB Social Studies | Harvard University 2005
Work History
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
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