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SHI Alumni

The Sustainable Health Initiative provides opportunities for Yale students, faculty, and alumni to work toward solutions to some of the most complex global health challenges using business-minded approaches creative problem-solving, and multi-disciplinary solutions. Below is a list of alumni from the program, specifically highlighting their startup and their innovations.

Aero Therapeutics Aero Therapeutics is a medical device company that helps physicians in low-resource settings treat neonatal respiratory issues with sustainable, rugged and affordable devices. Aero’s first device is a low-cost self-sterilizing humidified high-flow nasal cannula (S-HHFNC) that oxygenates, warms, humidifies, and sterilizes air before it is delivered in a single, compact, and mobile enclosure. Their device was developed iteratively on the ground in Ethiopia with feedback from physicians, nurses, mothers, and the community. The team has received 4 grants for a total $580,000 and one year of office space from Yale Ventures.
AgriCORE AgriCORE distributes soil-testing kits that make sustainable land management more accessible to the agricultural industry. Quantifying the efficacy of sustainable practices is crucial for more widespread adoption. There’s currently no easy, affordable, in-field analysis method, so we’ve developed a kit that makes soil sampling and carbon-content analysis field-ready and efficient
ExpoKEY Our mission is to transform health management and promotion, by establishing a sustainable bigdata system to predict risks of major chronic diseases and pregnancy outcomes, provide personalized prevention strategies, and create comprehensive risk-factor databases for population health analytics through leveraging cutting-edge health sciences, algorithms and blockchain technology.
iDocta iDocta is aimed at enabling access to affordable and quality healthcare in both urban and rural areas. Our mission is to provide quality healthcare by increasing access to health professionals for patients everywhere through telemedicine services and in-person appointments/home care services.
JioVio Healthcare An AI-powered, wearable device monitors and tracks the vitals of pregnant women and transmits the collected data to healthcare professionals. The vitals collected are analyzed using deep learning algorithms which identifies women at high risk for pregnancy and other health complications.
Metamagics GridSense HealthTM by Metamagics is a digital healthcare startup focused on creating proactive and preventive solutions for managing complex chronic care. Leveraging its expertise in data engineering, data science and machine learning, GridSense HealthTM is a platform for disease-specific patient monitoring & decision support tools for better patient outcomes. With a cloud-based secure database, a combination of web, mobile apps and smart tracking devices, it is a connected ecosystem for patient care. GridSense HealthTM now has a comprehensive offering for organ transplant care.
Naps and Nibbles Culturally appropriate child wellness mobile app for Indian and diaspora parents covering topics including child sleep, breastfeeding and nutrition through a series of 5-7-minute videos. The content is designed and delivered by top doctors and specialists keeping in mind the Indian cultural nuances.
Navi Health Navi Health is an early-stage startup seeking to ensure all college students can navigate their journey to mental wellness. We do this by developing care coordination technology, specifically student-facing resource recommendation tools and administrator-facing care management products.
Onward Assist AI-based predictive analytics platform to improve the speed and accuracy of breast and cervical cancer diagnostics.
UrPharm UrPharm aims to provide easy access to authentic life-saving medications in sub-Saharan Africa by providing a platform where patients can search, find, and purchase these medications with just a few clicks. The team is rapidly expanding in Cameroon and plans extensive growth for 2023.