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Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2018. She completed her internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis prior to becoming an instructor. She completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis, where she double majored in Biology and Chemistry, and was named one of the Top 10 Female Students for two consecutive years.

Her interest in medicine began with school science fairs, in which she participated for many years. She has won numerous awards for her projects, and was selected to represent her state, as well as the United States, in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for three consecutive years. There, she was selected among more than 1500 highly talented presenters from more than fifty-five countries to win the Third Place Award in Medicine and Health for her research on the antimicrobial effects of Curcuma longa.

She enjoys direct patient care, with a specific interest in inpatient care, and she continuously strives to acquire a broader knowledge of clinical medicine. Her clinical interests are wide and varied, and include liver disease and cardiovascular health. Her interests also include global health and international medicine. She welcomes the opportunity to learn about various cultures and practices, and always enjoys learning new languages through her experiences with her patients. She has native fluency in English and Tamil, and has working knowledge of Spanish. She hopes to learn more languages in the future.

She is proud to serve as a part of the team of dedicated and hard-working physicians at Barnes Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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