Kirti Magudia


Kirti Magudia

T32 research fellow, Abdominal imaging & ultrasound clinical fellow

Kirti Magudia, MD, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Radiology at Duke University School of Medicine. She was a T32 research fellow in the Biomedical Imaging for Clinical Scientists Program and a clinical fellow in abdominal imaging and ultrasound at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research centers on high-level applications of machine learning in radiology, including CT-based body composition analysis and prostate MR, which was facilitated by 7 dedicated months at the MGH/BWH Center for Clinical Data Science. Dr. Magudia completed radiology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She was the founding resident chair of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Women in the Radiology Program and has extensively advocated for family-friendly trainee policies. Dr. Magudia is a graduate of the Tri-institutional MD/PhD program of Weill Cornell, Sloan-Kettering, and Rockefeller University, where she completed her Ph.D. in cell and cancer biology in the laboratory of Alan Hall developing a novel 3D cell culture model of colon tumorigenesis.



• Machine Learning: Essential aspects for the clinical radiologist
• Women in Radiology: Topics range from how to form a sustainable departmental group to mentoring and unconscious bias
• Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound
• Interactive and dynamic Image Bingo case presentation to radiology trainees and medical students that works well with all years of trainees


  • Ph.D. in cell and cancer biology
  • Graduate of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program
  • Grant-funded researcher in machine learning applications in radiology
  • Completion of multiple Harvard Catalyst courses relevant to clinical and translational research including Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Leadership Strategies for the Researcher
  • Participation in multiple programs pertinent to academic radiology including Introduction to Academic Radiology, Harvard Macy Institute Program for Post-Graduate Trainees: Future Academic Clinician Educators and the Radiology Leadership Institute Summit



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