Theresa Williamson, MD


Yale University School of Medicine, MD, 2014
Yale College, BS, Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, 2009

Honors & Awards

  • Nomination for Duke University Resident Teaching Award, 2016
  • Miriam Kathleen Dasey Award presented to Yale medical students who by strength of character, personal integrity, and academic achievement, give promise to fulfilling the ideal of the compassionate physician, 2014
  • Peter Granuum Prize presented to an outstanding African American Yale medical student graduate, 2014
  • SNMA and National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Physician Researcher Initiative Travel Fellowship for participation in the Physician Researcher Initiative Program at the Annual Medical Education Conference, March 2013
  • Eastern Atlantic Student Research Forum Outstanding Presentation Award Second Place for basic science oral presentation, 2013
  • National Institute of Health and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Diversity Supplement Research Grant for future physician-scientists to pursue independent research, 2012-2013
  • Pediatric Academic Society and Society for Pediatric Research Student Research Award for poster presentation in basic
  • sciences, 2011
  • Pediatric Academic Society and Society for Pediatric Research Medical Student Research Fellowship for summer research, 2010
  • Dwight Hall Service Grant to fund innovative project in community service in New Haven, CT, 2008
  • Robert J. H. Kiphuth Scholarship for Yale College tuition, 2008–2009
  • Yale College Bates Tetelman and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship for International Research for independent research project in Brazil, 2008
  • Student Technology and Research Scholars (STARS) Fellowship funded by the National Institute of Health for independent undergraduate research, 2007-2009
  • Yale Chaplain Founder’s Grant for innovative new community service project benefiting the New Haven, CT community, 2007
  • Yale Pierson College Richter Travel Fellowship for community service abroad with Street League, London, 2007
  • Yale Women’s Varsity Soccer Most Improved Award, 2006
  • William K. Lanman Jr. Scholarship for Yale College tuition, 2005–2006
  • Yale Women’s Varsity Soccer participant in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, 2005



Volunteering, teaching, mentoring; soccer; contributing writer for O magazine (2015-2016)