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Savannah Bifulco, B.S., Ph.D.


Savannah Bifulco graduated from the CardSS Lab with her PhD in summer 2023. During her time with the lab, she was an ARCS fellow and she earned two years of competitive scholarship support via the Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Program. Prior to joining the team at UW, Savannah graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of West Florida in 2018 with a degree in chemistry and a focus on biological chemistry. Her undergraduate research consisted of organic polymer synthesis, mechanistic ALS research during an internship at Johns Hopkins University in the summer of 2016, and biological toxicity analysis of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in her hometown of the Florida panhandle.

Upon departing the lab, Savannah joined the team at Acutus Medical, Inc., to work as a Senior Clinical Scientist.

Outside of her studies, Savannah enjoys music, traveling, the occasional video game, and trying new things.


B.S.: Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of West Florida, 2018
Ph.D.: Bioengineering, University of Washington, 2023