Vivek Vishwanath

Vivek Vishwanath (TC’16) is a History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health major, concentrating on infectious diseases, international development, and health policy. Originally from San Diego, Vivek is interested in the development of health systems in LMICs, as well as primary healthcare access in rural settings. Vivek’s first exposure to the diverse array of issues in health came from spending a summer teaching for a non-profit on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. More recently, he has worked for the Results for Development Institute to develop the Center for Health Market Innovations. On campus, Vivek is a research assistant in a lab focused on antimalarial therapy and HIV coinfection in Uganda. In the past, he has worked with Unite For Sight and Engineers Without Borders chapters. He currently writes for the Yale Journal of Public Health and is a co-founder of a global health consulting firm geared towards supporting rising NGOs.

History of Science, Medicine and Public Health