Riddhi Patira joined the Penn Memory Center in 2017 as a clinical fellow after completing an internship and her neurology residency at Temple University Hospital from 2013-2017. She was Chief Resident at Temple in last year of her residency, during which she played a critical role in shaping the education for medical students and residents.
In this fellowship, she has developed skills to become a well-rounded cognitive neurologist for management of neurodegenerative disorders. Riddhi has research interests in the incorporation of biomarkers into the clinical trial design to develop better treatment options for neurodegenerative disorders. At Penn Memory Center, she is our site clinician for ongoing clinical trials and assists in the enrollment and clinical evaluation of research participants. She also has training in conducting research including clinical trials and hands-on expertise in statistics.