Katherine L. Garvey, MD, MPH

Katherine L. Garvey, MD, MPH

MD: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Personal Statement: I am thrilled and honored to match at Washington University in St. Louis! It is such a privilege to train in a department that is committed to excellence in clinical and surgical care as well as research. On my interview day, I remember being so impressed by the incredible culture amongst residents and attendings and feel very lucky to join this team.


Undergraduate: Yale University, 2016

MPH: Yale School of Public Health, 2017

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2022


  • Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Clinical Acumen, ISMMS, 2022
  • Distinction in Research, ISMMS, 2022
  • Institute of Medical Education Medical Student Excellence in Teaching Award, ISMMS, 2021
  • William Lawson, MD, DDS Research Fellowship in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 2021
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University, 2016
  • Magna cum laude, Yale University, 2016


  1. Garvey KL, Lerner DK, Arrighi-Allisan AE, Filimonov A, Filip P, Shah J, Tweel B, Schaberg M, Del Signore A, Govindaraj S, Iloreta AM. Clinical Features of Parosmia Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Laryngoscope. 2022; 132(3): 633-639.
  2. Pan J, Leader A, Wang E, Ratnapala N, Garvey KL, Gowda R, Moser JA, Mell AJ, Pak T, Singer E, Thomas D, Meah Y. Screening for Torture, Asylum and Trauma (STAT) among Patients Seeking Care in an Urban Student Run Free Clinic (SFRC). J Stud Run Clin. 2022; 8(1).
  3. Wang E, Gellman C, Wood EP, Garvey KL, Connolly C, Baranzani S, Pruzan AN, Abraham C. A Medical Student Postpartum Telehealth Initiative During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Matern Child Health J.2022; 26(1): 65-69.
  4. Arrighi-Allisan AE, Garvey KL, Wong A, Shah J, Spock T, Cosetti M, Govindaraj S, Iloreta AM. Ergonomic Analysis of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Using Novel Inertial Sensors. Laryngoscope. 2022; 132(6): 1153-1159. doi: 10.1002/lary.29796
  5. Wood EP, Garvey KL, Aborigo R, Dambayi E, Awuni D, Squires A, Jackson E, Phillips J, Oduro A, Heller D. Constructing a Nurse-led Cardiovascular Disease Intervention in Rural Ghana: A Qualitative Analysis. Ann Glob Health. 2021; 87(1): 121, 1-11.
  6. Lerner DK, Garvey KL, Arrighi-Allisan AE, Filimonov A, Filip P, Liu K, Ninan S, Schaberg M, Colley P, Del Signore A, Govindaraj S, Iloreta AM. Letter to the Editor: Study Summary – Randomized Control Trial of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation for the Treatment of COVID-19 Related Olfactory Dysfunction. Trials. 2020; 21:942. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04905- y.
  7. Mahmoudi K, Kwon YJ, Kihira S, Goldstein Y, Garvey KL, Platt S, Belani P, Rigney B, Naidich T, Costa A, Doshi A. Body Mass Index Correlates with Skin to Spinal Canal Distance: A Large Retrospective Single-Center Study. J Neuroimaging. 2020; 30(6): 896-900. doi:10.1111/jon.12760.
  8. Garvey KL, Wood EP, Dambayi E, Awuni D, Aborigo R, Jackson E, Phillips J, Oduro A, Heller D. Leveraging Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) provider insight and experience for the design and implementation of an intervention to screen and treat cardiovascular disease in Navrongo, Ghana: A qualitative study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019; 34: S271.
  9. Mahmoudi K, Garvey KL, Bouras A, Cramer G, Stepp H, Jesu Raj JG, Bozec D, Busch TM, Hadjipanayis CG. 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of High-Grade Gliomas. J Neurooncol. 2019; 141(3): 595-607. doi:10.1007/s11060-019-03103-4.
  10. Taranto E, Fishman M, Garvey KL, Perlman M, Benjamin HJ, Ross LF. Public Attitudes and Knowledge About Youth Sports Participation and Concussion Risk in an Urban Area. J Natl Med Assoc. 2018; 110(6): 635-43. doi:10.1016/j.jnma.2018.10.001.  
  11. Williams WA, Garvey KL, Goodman DM, Lauderdale DS, Ross LF. The Role of Gender in Publication in The Journal of Pediatrics 2015-2016: Equal Reviews, Unequal Opportunities. J Pediatr. 2018; 200: 254-60. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.06.059.
  12. Kusyk D, Acharya K, Garvey KL, Ross LF. A Pilot Study to Evaluate Awareness of and Attitudes about Prenatal and Neonatal Genetic Testing in Postpartum African American Women. J Natl Med Assoc. 2013; 105(1): 85-91. doi:10.1016/s0027-9684(15)30089-4.