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Four Indian Americans on TIME Magazine’s 100 Health


TIME Magazine’s inaugural ‘TIME100 Health’ list is out. The list recognizes exceptional achievements of individuals shaping the global health landscape. The list includes four Indian Americans.

On the list are –

Dr. Vivek Murthy

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, for his groundbreaking efforts in addressing the epidemic of loneliness and its implications on public health.



Sumbul Desai

Sumbul Desai, Apple’s vice president of health who has been a key force behind new health tools on the iPhone and Apple Watch, teaming up with prominent medical researchers at universities around the country to conduct landmark health studies



Alka Dwivedi,

Alka Dwivedi, co-founder of ImmunoACT and a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute, was recognized for her research resulting in NexCar19, an affordable immunotherapy for cancer treatment.



Venkat Shastri,

Venkat Shastri, CEO of ALZpath, was named for his work in Alzheimer’s disease diagnostics. Shastri’s development of a blood test for early Alzheimer’s detection, currently under review by the FDA, signifies a breakthrough in accessible healthcare



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