Amanda Elliott, MD is an endocrinologist and Instructor at Harvard Medical School, MGH, and the Broad Institute whose research focuses on understanding genetic and environmental determinants of diabetes in large populations and in understudied high-risk groups. Her current research integrates large datasets with genomic data, electronic health records, and registry data to unravel how genes affect diabetes and obesity risk. Her mentor is Mark Daly and she works closely with Ben Neale and Jordan Smoller.
Dr Elliott completed a BS with high distinction receiving high honors in both mathematics and in cellular & molecular biology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She completed an MD with research distinction at the University of Michigan. Her internship and residency in Internal Medicine were at Duke University Medical Center, and endocrinology fellowship was at the Joslin Diabetes Center / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She also completed a T32 program in genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She then joined the faculty at the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit at MGH and Harvard Medical School. In 2019, Dr Elliott was selected as the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Scholar Award.