P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Suzanne Goh, 2001

Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Cortica

Suzanne Goh is the child of immigrants from Malaysia and China

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

SUZANNE GOH is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Cortica. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, to immigrants from Taiwan and Malaysia.

Suzanne received her BA, summa cum laude, in history of science from Harvard University. As a Rhodes Scholar, she earned both an MBA and a master's of studies degree in women's studies (with distinction) from Oxford University.

Suzanne graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2004 and began a pediatrics residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship at University of California at San Francisco in pediatric neurology. She also spent a three month health, science, and technology policy internship at the National Academy of Sciences.

Suzanne's research interests include autism, mental retardation, neuroimaging, and genetics.

A professional ballroom dancer, Suzanne and her partner won regional advanced Latin dance competitions and competed in the British Open and US National championships.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2004
  • MBA Business | Oxford University 1999
  • MS Women's Studies | Oxford University 1998
  • BA History & Science | Harvard University 1997
  • Rhodes Scholarship
Work History
  • Cortica, Founder and Chief Medical Officer | January 2013 - PRESENT
  • Pediatric Neurology Therapeutics, Pediatric Neurologist
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