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photo Tamar Krishnamurti, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4855

Office: Meyran Avenue
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4855
Education and Training
PhD, Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
MS, Social Psychology & Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
BS, Biological Anthropology, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003
General Course, Cultural Anthropology, The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2002
Research Interest
My research interests include risk perception and communication, medical decision making, mHealth, and the design of effective communications, decision aids, and interventions for both domestic and international populations. I am particularly interested in research that focuses on vulnerable and high-risk social groups. My work uses quantitative and qualitative methods to conduct both basic and applied research.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute (KL2) Urish
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Grant Number: KL2 TR001856
Start Year: 2016
End Year: 2021