Olivia Familusi

Associate Fellow

Olivia Familusi

  • MD/MSHP Student, Perelman School of Medicine

Olivia Familusi is a combined MD-Masters of Science in Health Policy Research student at the Perelman School of Medicine. Familusi is interested in studying the many expressive forms by which patient’s and health care providers communicate about disease. This work amplified her passion for improving the health of marginalized people, who are often misunderstood in the health care setting. Her current research interests include health equity and health access in the context of surgical care, specifically understanding how lapses in patient and provider communication serve as a barrier to health care. She holds a BS in Biology and Anthropology from Tufts University.

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