Brita Roy, MD, MPH, MHS

Brita Roy, MD, MPH, MHS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and the Director of Population Health for Yale Medicine. Her scholarly work focuses on the reduction of health disparities by assessing the relative contribution of positive social and psychosocial factors to health outcomes and disparities, as well as the interdependence of these determinants. Research in advancing medical education is a secondary focus of hers. Dr. Roy is also interested in the development of multi-disciplinary community-healthcare collaborations to support population health and well-being. Dr. Roy received a Bachelors in Engineering from Vanderbilt University, followed by a Masters in Engineering from Wayne State University. She then completed a combined MD/MPH at the University of Michigan before completing residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Roy was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at Yale University from 2013-2015.