Biography: Vanita R. Aroda, MD

Vanita R. Aroda, MD
  • Director, Diabetes Clinical Research
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, Massachusetts

Vanita Aroda is the Director of Diabetes Clinical Research at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, and is Member of the Faculty of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Aroda completed her training in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of California San Diego, CA, USA. 

Dr. Aroda has an interest and published record in diabetes prevention and novel therapeutics in diabetes and weight management. She also has a strong interest in understanding therapeutic interventions in large Phase 3 and 4 clinical trials and their applicability and integration into care. Dr. Aroda has years of experience in clinical trial conduct and leadership, has served as an investigator on the National Institutes of Health-funded GRADE, D2d, and DPPOS studies, and as the national or international signatory Principal Investigator for several phase 3 clinical trials.