Douglas A. Mata, MD, MPH, is an anatomic and clinical pathologist who trained as a resident physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School, and as molecular genetic pathology fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Rice University, his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and his master's degree in public health from the University of Cambridge. He was also a Fulbright Scholar at the European campus of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Mata currently serves as a non-resident tutor in pre-medicine at Dunster House, Harvard College.
His letters, editorials, and original research have appeared in New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Surgical Oncology, Lancet Psychiatry, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and his work has been featured in Newsweek, New York Times, Time Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the Washington Post.
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