Dr. Kalkhoran is a clinician investigator in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kalkhoran’s primary research interests are in reducing the health risks associated with the use of tobacco products, including emerging products such as electronic cigarettes. She is interested in these issues both on an individual level through the promotion of behavior change and cessation, and on a population level through public health interventions and policy implementation. Dr. Kalkhoran has published peer-reviewed articles on topics ranging from secondhand smoke exposure among young adults and the health effects of comprehensive smoking laws to the electronic cigarette use in different populations.
Prior to joining Mass General, Dr. Kalkhoran completed internal medicine residency and primary care research fellowship at the University of California San Francisco, where she also obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Research.