Pooja Yerramilli is currently a second year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine (University of Pennsylvania). She previously served as a Project Coordinator for the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, Consultant for the World Health Organization, and Research Assistant at the Harvard Global Equity Initiative. She has research and media experience in South Africa and India, where she studied the challenges associated with tuberculosis control, aging populations, cancer care and control, and access to medicines and vaccines. Pooja graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science, concentrating in Health Politics & Policy, and holds an MSc. in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing, a joint degree awarded by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics.