Gabrielle Colvert

UC San Diego , 2021
Ph.D. , Bioengineering
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Gabrielle Colvert is a PhD candidate in the Bioengineering Department at UC San Diego. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. Upon graduation she was recognized as a USC Global Scholar Prize Winner and NAE Grand Challenges Scholar. At UCSD, she is mentored by Dr. Elliot McVeigh and her research is dedicated to developing noninvasive methods for evaluating cardiovascular function using 4DCT. She has established successful collaborations with physicians, researchers, and industry partners both in the US and internationally which have led to multiple co-authored manuscripts and conference presentations. Because of her academic and research-related achievements she was nominated by her department to be an ARCS Scholar and awarded a NIH F31 fellowship. At UCSD, she serves as a mentor to undergraduate students and outside of UCSD, she volunteers for an organization that empowers girls to be leaders and problem-solvers.


UC San Diego

Ph.D. , Bioengineering

Class of 2021

Other Educations

University of Southern California
B.S. , Biomedical Engineering
UC San Diego
M.S. , Bioengineering

Awards & Publications

2015 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
2016 USC Global Scholar Prize Winner
2016 National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholar
2017 NIH T32 Integrative Bioengineering of Heart, Vessels, and Blood, T32HL10537
2019 ARCS Scholar
2020 NIH F31 NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship, F31HL151183

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