Namrata Singh to receive 2023 MSTAR award
Dr. Namrata Singh, assistant professor (Rheumatology) has been selected to receive a 2023 MSTAR Best Research Mentor Award.
MSTAR (Medical Student Training in Aging Research) is a combined program (UCLA, UCSF and UW) that provides medical students short-term research training in aging and geriatrics with successful mentors in the field, with the goal of encouraging medical students to consider careers as physician scientists in aging research.
Dr. Singh worked with MSTAR medical student Christopher Leung at Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Namrata Singh, MD, MSCI, received her medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, and completed her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Florida, followed by a fellowship in adult rheumatology at Temple University in Philadelphia. She also has a master's degree in clinical investigation from the University of Iowa.
She joined the University of Washington in 2019, and leads the Rheumatology Immune Related Adverse Events clinic at the University of Washington Medical Center, where she also teaches residents and fellows. Besides her roles as a clinician and educator, she spends her time conducting innovative research to build an evidence base for the care of patients with rheumatic diseases and cancer. She is currently supported by a K23 from the NIH to pursue studies on this topic.
Her other research interests include aging research (especially measuring frailty in rheumatoid arthritis), epidemiologic research of COVID-19, and pregnancy outcomes among women with rheumatic diseases.