Associate Fellow

Mihir Kakara, MD

  • Instructor, Neurology / MSHP Student, Perelman School of Medicine

Mihir Kakara, MD is an Instructor in the Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Division of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. During the initial part of his fellowship, he was involved in research assessing SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine efficacy in people with MS who are immune therapies. His primary research interests are in understanding the economic and health outcomes for people with disabilities, and how they are affected by public policy. He is currently completing a Master’s in Health Policy Research at Penn. He is also involved in research efforts to improve disability-inclusion within medicine and making clinical spaces more accessible for people with disabilities. He completed his neurology residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University in 2020, where he served as Chief Resident.

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