Shwetha Sequeira, MD, MSc

Sequeira_Shwetha-2-5x3-5Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Training:

MD: 2006 – Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

MSc: 2013 – Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Additional Training:

2011-2013  - Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

2008-2011 – Resident, University of Texas Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program, Austin, TX

General field of research:

Women’s Health

Affiliations other than medicine:

Section of General Internal Medicine

Contact information:

725 Albany St, 5th floor, Suite 5A – WHG, Boston, MA 02118

Phone: (617) 414-5951

Fax: (617) 638-7472

Research interests:

Quality of care

Health care disparities

Resident education


Sequeira S, Eggermont L, Silliman R, Bickmore T, Henault L, Winter M, Nelson K, Paasche-Orlow M. Limited Health Literacy and Decline in Executive Function in Older Adults. Accepted for publication in the special issue “Advancing Health Literacy” of Journal of Health Communication, anticipated publication date October 2013.


Drainoni M, Sullivan M, Sequeira S, Bacic J, Hsu K. Health reform and shifts in funding for sexually transmitted infection services. In press.