Natalia Khalaf, M.D., M.P.H. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Natalia Khalaf, M.D., M.P.H.

Natalia

Investigator, Clinical Effectiveness and Population Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine

Email: nikhalaf@bcm.edu

Phone: 713-791-1414

Research Interests

  • Acute pancreatitis as a marker of occult pancreatic cancer
  • Emergency presentation of pancreatic cancer
  • Prediagnostic imaging in pancreatic cancer
  • Preventing diagnostic delays in pancreatic cancer care

Education

  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Chief Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • NIH T-32 Clinical Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • M.P.H., Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
  • B.A., Biological Sciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism, Selection Committee Member
  • Fellowship in American College of Physicians, 2019
  • Department of Medicine Wellness Grant Recipient, 2018 and 2019
  • Bob Parsons Inaugural Fellow in Pancreatic Cancer Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2017-2019
  • Ambulatory Lecturing Fellow Award, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2017
  • American Gastroenterological Association Certificate of Recognition as an Early Career Investigator, 2017
  • GI Fellowship Mentoring Award, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2017
  • Partners in Excellence Quality Treatment and Service Award, 2017
  • Soma Weiss Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 2017
  • Outstanding Achievement Award for Continuity Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, 2014
  • Dean of Medical Education Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2013

Dr. Khalaf's PubMed Link *

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