Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Biomedical Genetics

PhD, University of California San Francisco
MS, University of California San Francisco

Dr. Dasgupta is a scientist educator whose significant scholarly contributions center around curriculum design, teaching, and service. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine and an Assistant Dean of Admissions with a demonstrated history of working in a diverse and inclusive higher education environment. Dr. Dasgupta has leveraged her expertise in basic and medical genetics and genomics, graduate education, and medical education to transform and advance the clinical and scientific training of MD and PhD students at Boston University, nationally, and internationally. Her passion for genetics, genomic medicine, diversity and inclusion, and mentoring allow her to serve as a supportive and creative leader in the field.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Sciences & Education

Assistant Dean
Boston University School of Medicine

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

2014 Boston University School of Medicine: BUMC Pride Award for Excellence in Equality
2014 Boston University Department of Medicine: Robert Dawson Evans Special Recognition Teaching Award
2013 Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
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  1. Wilcox RL, Adem PV, Afshinnekoo E, Atkinson JB, Burke LW, Cheung H, Dasgupta S, DeLaGarza J, Joseph L, LeGallo R, Lew M, Lockwood CM, Meiss A, Norman J, Markwood P, Rizvi H, Shane-Carson KP, Sobel ME, Suarez E, Tafe LJ, Wang J, Haspel RL. The Undergraduate Training in Genomics (UTRIG) Initiative: early & active training for physicians in the genomic medicine era. Per Med. 2018 May 01; 15(3):199-208. PMID: 29843583.
  2. Park HY, Berkowitz O, Symes K, Dasgupta S. The art and science of selecting graduate students in the biomedical sciences: Performance in doctoral study of the foundational sciences. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0193901.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29614110.
  3. S. Dasgupta. Medical Genetics Ethics Cases. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA PREP). 2018. View Publication
  4. Niederhoffer EC, Cline SD, Osheroff N, Simmons JM, Diekman AB, Franklin DS, Abali EE, Bateman RC, Fontes JD, Lindsley JE, Pearson D, Rubenstein PA, Slaughter CA, Bernstein JA, Hyland KM, Park VM, Sobering AK, Weiler TA, Dasgupta S. Teaching Biochemistry and Genetics to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy 6th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, May 7-11, 2017. Med Sci Educ. 2017 Dec; 27(4):855-859. PMID: 29291139.
  5. Hyland K, Dasgupta S. Medical genetics and genomics education and its impact on genomic literacy of the clinical workforce. Genet Med. 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28914266.
  6. S. Dasgupta. Casting a Wide Net via Case Studies: Educating across the undergraduate to medical school continuum in the biological sciences. CourseSource. 2017. View Publication
  7. Jin H and Dasgupta S. Genetics in LGB Assisted Reproduction: Two Flipped Classroom, Progressive Disclosure Cases. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2017; (13):10607. View Publication
  8. Dasgupta S . Medical genetics ethics case collection: discussion materials for medical students in the genomic era. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2017; (13):10562. View Publication
  9. Mundluru SN, Therkelsen KE, Verscaj CP, Dasgupta S. Conflicts Between Non-Directive Counseling and Unbiased Patient Care: the Influence of Medical Students’ Personal Beliefs on Proposed Huntington’s Disease Genetic Testing Recommendations. Medical Science Educator. 2016. View Publication
  10. Jin H, Dasgupta S. Disparities between online assisted reproduction patient education for same-sex and heterosexual couples. Hum Reprod. 2016 10; 31(10):2280-4. PMID: 27530417; DOI: 10.1093/humrep/dew182;.
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cultural competency
graduate education
medical education

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72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)
Boston MA 02118
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