Christy Cauley, MD, MPH is a faculty member in the Safe Surgery Program at Ariadne Labs an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a lead investigator in HealthPrism work at Ariadne. Her currently funded research focuses on patient centered outcomes evaluation using mHealth as well as Improving Implementation of mHealth in Surgery to Reduce Disparities. In previously funded work, she helped develop and test a communication guide to improve surgical decision-making before emergency surgical interventions in patients with serious illness with support from the Program for Cancer Outcomes Research Training Fellowship with the National Cancer Institute. This work led to peer reviewed publications, national and international presentations and the Owen Wangsteen Award at the surgical forum of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in 2016.
She received her B.S. from Purdue University, her M.D. at Indiana University, and her Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. She completed residency training in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA followed by Colorectal Surgery fellowship training at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.