MD student, Yale School of Medicine
- Shamik is a second-year medical student who graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with a degree in Integrative Biology. While at CU, he also minored in Political Science and interned at the Colorado General Assembly. At Yale, he has continued exploring the intersection of healthcare and policy and is currently investigating the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on patient advocacy organizations.
MPH Candidate, Yale School of Public HealthBetty is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health degree, set to graduate in 2025, within the Health Policy department at the Yale School of Public Health. Betty's academic journey encompasses a specialization in Health Policy, alongside a dedicated focus on regulatory affairs, clinical trial research, and the intricate landscape of the pharmaceutical industry. Her comprehensive educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Studies and Gender Studies, which she earned from the College of the Holy Cross in 2023.
MD Candidate, Yale School of MedicineHarry is a fourth-year medical student who graduated from Yale College with degrees in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry and Music. He also holds a Master of Music in cello performance from the Yale School of Music. His clinical interests center around the care of adults with developmental disabilities, and his research interests include meta-research and less-is-more medicine.
MD candidate, Yale School of MedicineGuneet is a fourth-year medical student. Prior to medical school, he got a degree in biochemistry at the Ohio State University and then engaged in structural biology research at the National Cancer Institute. His research interests include regulatory science and microbial dysgenesis in autoimmune disease. At CRIT, he is investigating the feasibility of using Real-World Data and Real-World Evidence for drug approvals.
MD Candidate, Harvard Medical SchoolKushal is a third-year medical student at Harvard. He received his bachelor’s degrees in biology and public policy from Duke University, where he was named a Truman Scholar, and earned master’s degrees in epidemiology and history from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to medical school, Kushal worked at organizations including the Food & Drug Administration, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the National Academy of Medicine. His research focuses on Medicare payment reforms and FDA regulation.
MD candidate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiAyman is a second-year medical student, who graduated from Harvard College with a concentration in Economics and a secondary in Global Health & Health Policy. Prior to starting medical school, Ayman worked at a NYC-based biotechnology company, Roivant Sciences, where he developed a passion for oncology and drug development. His interests include clinical and preclinical drug development and regulatory policy.
MD candidate, Yale School of MedicineOsman is a fourth-year medical student who graduated from Columbia University with degrees in Chemical Physics and Biology. His research interests include the regulation of emerging healthcare technologies. At Yale, he works with the Collaboration for Regulatory Rigor, Integrity, and Transparency (CRRIT)on evidentiary standards for medical products and Medicare coverage.
MD candidate, Yale School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine Candidate, Yale School of MedicineNeeraj G. Patel is a third-year medical student at Yale School of Medicine, who graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology and Political Science (concentrating in Health Policy). Prior to medical school, he spent a year as a research assistant at the Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His research interests focus on improving regulations concerning the approval, affordability, and marketing of medical products. He is also interested in health communication and journalism.
MD Candidate, Yale School of MedicineOmar is a second-year medical student who graduated from Yale College with bachelor’s degrees in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Economics. Prior to coming to YSM, Omar worked for two years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, focusing on healthcare mergers & acquisitions, and corporate strategy, and business development. His research focuses on Medicare drug policy and government regulation of the pharmaceutical industry.
MD candidate, Yale School of MedicineAnishaa is a third year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Medical Anthropology. She is very interested in the intersection of healthcare and policy and is passionate about battling inequity in medical care.
MPH candidate, Yale School of Public HealthAneri is a second year MPH student in the Health Policy department at the Yale School of Public Health. She graduated in 2020 from UCLA, where she studied Human Biology and Society as well as International Development Studies. Her academic interests include reproductive justice, pharmaceutical regulation, and healthcare system reform overall. She is currently working on a project examining industry relationships among public stakeholders at FDA user fee meetings under the guidance of Dr. Ramachandran.
MD candidate, Yale School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine Candidate, Yale School of MedicineSam is a second-year medical student, who graduated from Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences & Management at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.A. in Mathematical Biology and a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Statistics. His research interests include clinical trial design and the incentives that drive biomedical innovation.