Chithra Perumalswami, M.D.

Clinical Lecturer
Medical SchoolInternal MedicineGeneral Medicine


Dr. Perumalswami’s research interests focus on the epidemiology of aging and the use of palliative care interventions for both oncologic and non-oncologic diseases in the elderly, with the ultimate goal of creating a better evidence base to inform healthcare policy and more effective, innovative, high-quality palliative care interventions nationally.

  • M.D., University of Michigan
  • B.A., Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
  • B.A., English Literature, University of Michigan

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