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Nishaki Mehta - Cardiologist with specialization in heart rhythm disorders (cardiac electrophysiology)

Category: 
Science & Engineering
Department: 
Cardiovascular Medicine
Supervising Faculty Member: 
Nishaki Mehta
Research Focus: 

Hi! I'm a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disorders with invasive procedures called ablations and cardiac device implantations. There is a lot of heterogeneity in the way these procedures are conducted. We are trying to establish protocols and understand the differences in the different procedural methodologies with implications for patient outcomes. As your mentor, I would train you on how to maintain a patient database and glean meaningful information to conduct a clinical study. I have a long track record of mentoring students with no prior medical experience and would be delighted to guide you through this experience.

Position Description: 

50% time on maintaining the data base
25% time on analysis of the clinical question
10% time on literature review
15% time on literature writing, which will occur along side the process of maintaining the database

Required Skills: 

Basic Excel expertise

Training/Certification: 
No
What will you learn: 

Understanding how to maintain a database
Eliciting meaningful clinical information
Synthesizing clinical inferences and publication writing

Specialization: 
Cardiologist with specialization in heart rhythm disorders (cardiac electrophysiology)