Elisabetta Patorno, MD, DrPH

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Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Department of Medicine
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics
1620 Tremont Street, Suite 3030,
Boston, MA 02120

epatorno@partners.org
Phone: 617-278-0930 | Fax: 617-232-8602


Elisabetta Patorno, MD, DrPH, is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Her work focuses on the assessment of safety and effectiveness of therapeutics through the application of epidemiologic and statistical methods for confounding adjustment in non-experimental studies. Her major area of interest is the pharmacoepidemiology of neurological and cardiovascular diseases.
Additional areas of interest include utilization, comparative safety and effectiveness of therapeutics and procedures in the perioperative setting and of selected psychotropic medications.

Dr. Patorno graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) and she completed her training in Preventive Medicine in Italy. She earned a master degree in Public Health and a doctorate in Pharmacoepidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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