Faja Laboratory | Fellows

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Aanchal Sharma, MD, MPH

Aanchal is currently a developmental/behavioral pediatrics clinical fellow in the Department of Developmental Medicine here at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently also a fellow in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program-Boston. Aanchal received her Bachelor of Arts in neuroscience and Master of Public Health with a concentration in maternal and child health from Boston University. She went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine degree from St. George’s University. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, NY, where she was a three-time recipient of the resident of the year award. Aanchal has a passion for research and advocacy. Her goal is to work in multidisciplinary settings to serve and support her patients, their families, and their communities. Aanchal identifies herself as a culinary enthusiast, a.k.a. a “foodie,” and loves all things related to food. In her time outside of work, Aanchal enjoys spending quality time with her baby girl.

 

Cora Mukerji

Cora Mukerji, PhD

Cora is an incoming Assistant Professor of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College. She is currently completing her postdoctoral clinical psychology training at Boston Children’s Hospital. Cora received her B.A. in Psychology from Yale University in 2011 and her Ph.D. in Clinical Science from Harvard University in 2020. She completed her clinical internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, she became increasingly interested in studying how early experiences interact with unfolding developmental processes to shape behavior. She was delighted to return to BCH as a fellow in the LCN the fall of 2020. Her current research focuses on mapping pathways by which early life experiences impact neurodevelopment, setting children on paths to maladaptive or resilient social and mental health outcomes. In her free time, Cora enjoys spinning, cooking for friends, and playing ‘imagination games’ with her son.