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Vidya Puthenpura

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology)

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Vidya Puthenpura, MD, MHS, FAAP

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Dr. Puthenpura completed medical school and her pediatrics residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and graduated hematology/oncology fellowship from Yale in 2021. Her clinical interests include caring for pediatric and adolescent patients with brain tumors. Understanding the socioeconomic and emotional burden of cancer therapy on her patients provides the impetus for her research, which is focused on identifying and addressing outcome and survival disparities in pediatric, adolescent, and young adult cancer patients due to race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geographic location.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2021)
  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine (2021)
  • Resident
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2018)
  • MD
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2015)
  • BS
    University of Pennsylvania, BSE, Bioengineering (2011)

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