Saving Lives and Preventing Injuries Through Early Diagnosis
We harness the power of data analytics to create automated solutions for injury detection on medical images, clinical decision support for interpersonal violence detection, prediction of geriatric frailty and accidental falls, and evidence-based clinical guidelines for optimal imaging use.
Dr. Bharti Khurana is an associate professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School, an emergency radiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the founding director of the Trauma Imaging Research and Innovation Center (TIRIC). Dr. Khurana is an NIH-funded physician-scientist focusing on developing novel machine-learning tools that have the potential to revolutionize the early detection and prevention of interpersonal violence and traumatic injuries. Her clinical and research efforts involve accurate and meaningful imaging interpretation with rapid application of clinical knowledge for patients in the emergency department. She is the director of the Intensive Review of Emergency Radiology CME course at Harvard Medical School and a research faculty in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is the author of over 130 peer-reviewed articles, the section editor for UpToDate, and the editor of the Emergency Radiology COFFEE case book.
Dr. Khurana is a fellow of the American College of Radiology and the American Society of Emergency Radiology. She is a scholar of the prestigious Diagnostic Excellence Program at the National Academy of Medicine. With an impressive array of accolades, Dr. Khurana has been honored as the Most Distinguished Physician of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the American College of Radiology (ACR) Innovation Award, and the three-time recipient of the Distinguished Honored Educator Award by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Dr. Khurana graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, and did her residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.