Vishala Parmasad, MBBS, PhD

Scientist II

Vishala Parmasad completed her PhD in Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Canada, her MSc at University College London, UK, and her MBBS/MD at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. Prior to joining Dr. Voils team, she worked in the Department of Medicine at UW Madison, in the Division of Infectious Diseases. She performed research into healthcare associated infections, antibiotic stewardship, and COVID-19. She has experience conducting implementation science, qualitative, and mixed methods research and working with clinicians and patient populations. On the team, she conducts research and improves health care quality and outcomes through providing research support for Dr. Voils’ VA and NIH funded trials. Outside of work, Vishala enjoys hiking, reading, kayaking, and traveling.