Science for Social Good: Tamar Krishnamurti


October 21, 2020

Tamar is a behavioral scientist and decision making expert applying her unique skill set and experience to better engage patients in their clinical care. She initially set out to study both classical music and biology. However, a life changing experience set her on a journey around the world and eventually back to Pittsburgh where today she is helping people make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness.

About Krishnamurti:

Tamar Krishnamurti, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh, with an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a Pitt Innovation Challenge awardee, co-director of the THRIVE Lab, and co-founder of Naima Health

Transcript:


Key Highlights

  • 1:31 The Many Adventures of Tamar
  • 4:08 Creating a major
  • 7:33 Driven by curiosity
  • 10:57 MyHealthyPregnancy
  • 13:55 Perks of PInCh participation
  • 18:50 Hobbies
  • 20:50 Interior design + health tools
  • 22:25 Pittsburgh Study Pregnancy Collaborative
  • 24:01 Determined