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Sherene Sharath, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Dr. Sharath is an epidemiologist with a special focus on biostatistics. Her research interests are related to the nonoperative management of intermittent claudication, health care disparities among vulnerable groups, and the cohort-specific, systematic assessment of postoperative risks. Notably, she has extensive expertise in managing and analyzing big datasets, typically consisting of several millions of observations, using advanced statistical coding techniques. Her scientific work, spanning a series of authored and co-authored publications, has previously been featured on the cover of a major, peer-reviewed surgical journal and highlighted via journal editorials.

Dr. Sharath is the principal investigator for multiple studies, both funded and unfunded of varying design types. She is also the national clinical trial coordinator for the TOP trial, a multi-center, randomized controlled trial examining the effects of permissive anemia on postoperative adverse events after major operations in high cardiac risk patients. Dr. Sharath has authored and co-authored multiple papers, serves as peer-reviewer on multiple journals, and has a record of mentoring residents and medical students in research methodology and interpretation.