Dr. Aditi Nayak is an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. She completed her medical school at the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India; her internal medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; and her cardiology fellowship at Emory University. She holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Innovation and Development from Georgia Institute of Technology’s Department of Bioengineering.
Dr. Nayak’s primary research foci are: 1. Elucidating biological and social determinants of sex and race disparities in the pathophysiology and management of advanced heart failure; 2. The application of medical device innovation, artificial intelligence and digital health to address these disparities. She is elected chair of the 2023 Gordon Research Seminar for Assisted Circulation. Dr. Nayak was the recipient of the prestigious Philip K Caves Award awarded by the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation in 2022; and a finalist for the Samuel A Levine Early Career Clinical Investigator Award awarded by the American Heart Association; and the Jay N Cohn New Investigator Award awarded by the Heart Failure Society of America in 2020. She is an active member of the American College of Cardiology’s innovation section.