Saving Lives and Preventing Injuries Through Early Diagnosis
We build solutions for automated injury detection from medical images, clinical decision support to detect Intimate Partner Violence, predict geriatric frailty from medical images, automated processing of medical content on social media, and evidence-based clinical guidelines for appropriate use of imaging in the Emergency Department.
Founder, Director and Principal Investigator, Trauma Imaging Research and Innovation Center (TIRIC)
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Bharti Khurana, MD is an emergency radiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the founding director of the TIRIC. Her clinical and research efforts involve accurate and meaningful imaging interpretation with rapid application of clinical knowledge for patients in the emergency department, orthopedic and spine trauma, intimate partner violence, geriatric trauma, frailty, whole-body CT for trauma, MRI optimization, machine learning tools, education, and career-building in emergency radiology. Dr. Khurana’s research has been featured in media around the world including the Los Angeles Times, New York Post, Fox News, Forbes, Boston Globe, Reuters, Fox 25 News Hour, National Public Radio, Slate, Popular Science, WGBH, and other popular outlets. She is widely respected as a beloved mentor and has been the three-time recipient of the Distinguished Honored Educator Award by the Radiological Society of North America. As a former emergency radiology fellowship program director, Dr. Khurana has trained many residents and fellows who are now leaders in radiology. Dr. Khurana graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, and did her residency and fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an associate professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and holds a research faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is also the director of the Intensive Review of Emergency Radiology CME course at Harvard Medical School.