Dr. Pande is Chief Medical Officer at AbleTo which optimizes health outcomes by helping high risk medical populations change behavior and manage the depression that often accompanies major medical or life events, such as a heart attack, chronic pain, or the birth of a child. AbleTo programs are delivered remotely – by telephone or video – by a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a behavioral health coach, allowing individuals to receive needed care at home and allowing AbilTo programs to reach individuals nationwide.
Dr. Pande has served as Executive-in-Residence at .406 Ventures, an early stage venture firm focused on harnessing technology to enable innovative solutions in health care delivery and patient engagement.
Dr. Pande is also a practicing cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Harvard University followed by her M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School and her Master of Science in Epidemiology degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her internship, residency training, and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Vascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
As a clinician, Dr. Pande manages patients with heart disease, vascular disease, and cardiac risk factors. Her research has focused on the benefits of exercise in patients with cardiovascular disease. She has published her research in several cardiovascular journals, including Circulation; Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; and Vascular Medicine. She is also the author of other contributions to the medical literature, including book chapters, review articles and monographs related to cardiovascular disease, with topics including the management of hyperlipidemia, peripheral artery disease, and aortic aneurysms.
You can view peer-reviewed academic publications by Dr. Pande here.
(Please note: The comments I am expressing are my own and do not represent the views or opinions of Brigham and Women’s Hospital or its administration.)