Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH

Corporate Manager - Research and Innovation
phone:  617.724.3410
email:  kjethwani@partners.org

 

Kamal currently leads the research and program evaluation initiatives at the Center for Connected Health. His research is focused on technology-based models of health delivery and use behavior change as a tool for preventive and supportive care in a tertiary health care setting. His work at the Center for Connected Health has spanned from designing and implementing clinical trials to leading efforts in predictive modeling using behavioral parameters.

Kamal is also responsible for shaping the research roadmap for the Center, leads the evaluation of all on-going programs and contribute to efforts at program development and scaling.

Kamal's research has evolved over time to include exploration of newer health delivery models, like employer based health programs and electronic social network based programs. He is also exploring newer tools to deliver feedback to patients, like simple text message based platforms, applications for smart phones, etc.

The ability to personalize care and understand behavioral motivations that dictate health choices remains central to all his work at the Center.

Dr. Jethwani is currently an Assistant in Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor at Harvard Medical School.