Ramnath Subbaraman is currently an attending physician in the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Subbaraman is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Subbaraman is a graduate of the University of Chicago (BA in Social Anthropology), Yale University School of Medicine (MD), the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (MSc in Epidemiology), the University of California at San Francisco Internal Medicine Residency, and the Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women’s Hospital Infectious Diseases Fellowship. Before joining the Tufts University School of Medicine, he was an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on strategies to improve the delivery of tuberculosis (TB) care in India, which has the world’s largest TB epidemic. Specifically, his work focuses on improving linkage to treatment and patient retention across stages of the TB cascade of care. He conducts research on digital adherence technologies that have the potential to improve medication adherence in TB patients. He also conducts research on social determinants of health in urban slums in India, in collaboration with colleagues at PUKAR, an innovative research collective in Mumbai.