April 18, 17
Clinician-researchers in the rising world of bench-to-bedside medicine, Part II
Inside Ragon is the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard’s official podcast. Join Liam Fitzgerald as he talks with some of the brightest minds in HIV/AIDS research.
In this episode of Inside Ragon Liam talks with Doug Kwon, M.D., Ph.D., about the socioeconomic and behavioral aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and continues his series on clinician-researchers in the rising world of bench-to-bedside medicine.
Dr. Douglas Kwon is a physician scientist at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and Director of Clinical Operations at the Ragon Institute. In addition, he has a clinical practice in the division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. Ph.D. degrees from New York University and then underwent Internal Medicine training at the University of California, San Francisco and New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He then completed his training in the combined Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Infectious Disease fellowship program. To learn more about Dr. Kwon, visit his website at KwonLab.org.
About Liam Fitzgerald
Liam is a lifelong resident of Boston and is currently enrolled at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on a pre-medical track. In his freshman year at UMass, Liam was elected the House Council President of the UMass Northeast residential area and was selected as one of fifteen members of the inaugural Biology Major Advisory Committee. Last year, Liam authored and published a book titled Through the Eyes of Our Neighbors which explores the differing identities of Boston as it pertains to people of different racial groups, socioeconomic classes, and nationalities through portraits and interviews collected from over 70 people. Liam piloted Through the Eyes of Our Neighbors in a TEDx talk to an audience of over 600. This summer, Liam is working at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard alongside Sarah Sullivan and Dr. Sylvie Le Gall as a liaison between the communications department and research laboratories.