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University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago
Poonam Merai, MD, is a member of the Innerbody Research Medical Review Board. Over the past eight years, she has practiced medicine as a geriatrician and internist, having completed her residency at the University of Chicago in 2014.
Dr. Merai earned both her MD and BA (Philosophy) from the University of Illinois at Chicago. After she completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Chicago, Dr. Merai worked for a year as a hospitalist in the underserved U.S. territory of Guam. ## PERSONAL
In her spare time, Dr. Merai enjoys spending time with her kids and lecturing in the community about aging.