Bhadelia, Nahid, M.D., M.A.
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
Graduate School: Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Residency training: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Fellowship training: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. She finished her residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and her infectious diseases fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. She is the Associate Director of Hospital Epidemiology and serves as a subject matter liaison to the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory (NEIDL). Her current interests lie in research related to comparative effectiveness of hospital epidemiology practices as well as the impact of emerging diseases on hospitals and surrounding communities. In particular, she is interested in the epidemiology and control of respiratory illnesses in nosocomial settings. Her prior research focused on the effects of the H1N1 pandemic on healthcare workers in New York.
Aside from her clinical training in infectious diseases, she has a background in international affairs and conducted a masters thesis examining the impact of pandemics on macro level health indicators and community security. She has previously worked on a project funded by the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, critically examining the transition of HIV from an acute to chronic illness and its influence on health systems in developing countries.