Tara Palnitkar, MS is a Research Coordinator with the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. In her role she supports various scholarship and research projects for Scholars Academy members.

Tara received her BA in Mathematics from Bowdoin College, followed by her MS in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota. After completing her studies, she worked at the University of Minnesota Center for Magnetic Resonance Research. There, she was a part of a clinical research team focused on the implementation of ultra-high field (7 Tesla) MRI in the context of Parkinson’s disease, movement disorders, and DBS Surgery.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: Data analysis, medical imaging, study design, and research compliance