Medical Scientist Training Program of the University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon University
Alexis Chidi is a student in the Medical Scientist Training program of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. She recently earned a Ph.D. in clinical and translational science, examining health disparities and cost-effectiveness of treatments for chronic liver disease and liver cancer. She continues to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the UPMC Liver Cancer Center and VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion. Chidi also holds a master's degree in health policy and has work experience in the global health and pharmaceutical industries. She has published nine papers, presented her work at multiple national meetings, and received awards from the Association for Academic Surgery and American Medical Association (AMA). She has served as a delegate to the AMA and as an active member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Chidi aspires to practice as a surgeon while conducting research and influencing policy to improve the effectiveness and reach of health efforts for underserved populations.