Rod Bravo is an MD, MPH candidate and life sciences entrepreneur passionate about clinical modality innovation, Big Data in medicine, and spurring the next revolution in healthcare. He is an advisor in the neurotechnology industry and has worked at several startups (his own and for others) in industries ranging from biotech and drug development to education and holistic medicine - several of which hail from the Harvard Innovation Labs. In addition to having co-run his own marketing consultancy for early-stage ventures, he has mentored startups at Harvard University (his undergraduate alma mater). Rod believes that success fundamentally comes from connection and developing one’s intuition which he’s excited to share with Yale’s startup ecosystem.
SHI Fellows will be working with Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI) and Tsai CITY staff to support student teams working on health innovation startups and NGOs. Fellows will serve as peer coaches to student innovator teams as well as liaisons between teams, program staff, and SHI Mentors-in-Residence. Fellows will be part of Tsai CITY’s pool of venture advisors and portfolio managers with dual reporting to the appropriate CITY team lead as well as SHI program manager.
Postgraduate AssociateCorrine is a second-year MPH candidate in Health Care Management. She joined YIGH as the Sustainable Health Initiative Fellow in 2021 and has progressively managed both the Mentors in Residence and Innovation Exchange program. In the past, she also led the YIGH Case Competition Planning Committee and was a Leadership in Global Health Fellow with a placement at the UNDP’s New York office. Currently, she serves on the executive team for the 2023 Yale Healthcare Conference, leading the global health panel and the technology panel. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a BA in Medicine, Health, and Society and German.
- Lucas is a MBA/MPH joint degree candidate at Yale. He has years of experience in global leading pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, and he looks forward to empowering student entrepreneurs through the sustainable health initiative.