Sukriti Nag, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Department of Pathology, Rush Medical College
Role: Clinician, Researcher, Faculty
Joined Rush in July 2010


I am an Anatomical Pathologist and Neuropathologist with a long track record of peer-funded laboratory-based research. I am the author of more than 125 publications and two published books.  Presently, I conduct research full time at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

What inspired you to get into your field?

I was ranked number one out of 250 students in Pathology during my medical training.  I have always been interested in research.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

Rush is the foremost Alzheimer’s Disease Center in North America.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

I have mentored medical students in the past.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

Be prepared to work hard.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

There is not much free time. I make time to hike. I have walked the entire Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia and other trails in North America and abroad.