: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Clinical interests: Critical care and end of life care
Research interests: Critical care outcomes
Hometown: Upper Arlington, Ohio
Bio: Lana Alghothani grew up in Upper Arlington, Ohio. A lifelong buckeye, she attended The Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies where she graduated summa cum laude with a double major in biology and Arabic and a minor in Spanish. After graduating cum laude with honors from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, she completed an internal medicine residency there and stayed on as a fellow in 2015.
During her fellowship, Lana has worked with Drs. Diaz and Nana-Sinkam investigating the exosomal microRNA content of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of individuals with HIV and emphysema. She also serves on the ERT/code blue and diversity task force committees. Lana takes pride in sitting on the College of Medicine’s Admissions Committee, and has participated in its various activities, including Women in Medicine and MD Camp. She also has been invited several times as a panelist discussing diversity in medicine.
Outside of medicine, Lana enjoys spending time with her family, exploring different parts of the world and cooking various cuisines. She has a special affection for coffee and often outscores her brothers when it comes to sports trivia.