David Coelho, MD

Position: Research Fellow
Categories: Research Fellow

Dr. Coelho is a Research Fellow in the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He pursued his medical training at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and received honors cum laude. As a medical student, David participated in a project testing patients with schizophrenia for toxoplasmosis and compared their cognition. After graduation, he completed the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research course at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health by Dr. Felipe Fregni and gained skills in statistical analyses. Planning to apply to psychiatry as a residency, David is currently working with Dr. Paolo Cassano in the field of photobiomodulation and has a strong interest in the treatment of mood disorders.