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Natsai Nyakudarika, MD
Natsai Nyakudarika, MD
Graduated - Class of 2018
Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship - UCLA/OVMC
Research/Clinical Interests: Healthcare disparities; Global health; Gynecologic cancers



Institution Degree Field of Study
2018 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2014 Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine MD Medicine
2009 Princeton University AB Molecular Biology

Research & Professional Experience

2013-2014 Research assistant in the Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Feinberg School of Medicine: Investigated the influence of culture and race on the experience of fertility treatment.
2008-2010 Science teacher at Fudan International School in Shanghai China: Assisted with curriculum development and taught science subjects to middle and high school students.
2007-2008 Research assistant in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University: Studied protein localization and the regulation of polar flagellar placement in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2004-2008 Davis United World Scholar, Princeton University


Ghant, M.S., Dune, T.J., Nyakudarika, N.C., Recht, H.S., Sweet, E., and Marsh, E.E. "The Bitter Pill: Racial Differences in Infertility Treatment Experiences." Abstract presentation at the Conjoint Meeting of the International Federation of Fertility Societies and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA. October, 2013

Chuzi, S., Goodwin, A. and Nyakudarika, N. "Global Health in Uganda: An Experience Within Makerere University's Community Based Education and Service (COBES) Program." Poster presentation at Feinberg School of Medicine's Global Health Poster Session, Chicago, IL. September, 2011


Cowles, K.N., Moser, T.S., Siryaporn, A., Nyakudarika, N., Dixon, W., Turner, J.J., and Gitai, Z. The Putative Poc Complex Controls Two Distinct Pseudomonas aeruginosa Polar Motility Mechanisms. Molecular Microbiology 2013 December;90(5)923-938