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Elisabetta Patorno

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

  • Radcliffe


Elisabetta Patorno, MD, DrPH, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Epidemiologist in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. Patorno graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy), where she also completed her training in Preventive Medicine. She earned a Master degree in Public Health and a doctorate in Pharmacoepidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr Patorno's research focuses on the assessment of the safety and effectiveness of therapeutics through the application of advanced epidemiologic and statistical methods for confounding adjustment in non-interventional studies. Her major clinical areas of interest include the pharmacoepidemiology of diabetes, neurological diseases, and the assessment of therapeutics and procedures in the setting of acute hospital care.