PaTH Role: Temple Site Principal Investigator


Temple University School of Medicine


Anuradha is chief of general internal medicine and professor of medicine. Her clinical interests are in women’s health, prevention, and epidemiology. Her research interests are in health outcomes related to family violence, screening for intimate partner violence, and HIV in older women.

For the last 12 years, she has conducted original research on the effects of family violence on the health of minority women. The majority of her research has involved the development of measurement instruments for assessing violence exposure and measurement of patient reported health outcomes associated with violence exposure. Her most recent work focuses on family violence in older African American women, for which she has developed a culturally relevant, comprehensive scale to assess family violence and have preliminary data regarding the adverse health effects of lifetime family violence on the physical and mental health status of abused older African American women seen in primary care, as well as the beneficial effects of high levels of spirituality and social support on the health status of women exposed to family violence.


  • Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Faculty Development, Department of Medicine
  • Temple University site PI, PaTH Clinical Research Network


MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2000

Fellowship, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 1998-2000

Residency, Primary Care Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, 1995-1998

MD, University of Pune, India, 1993

MBBS, University of Poona, India, 1990

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