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Alumni

Prabhjot Singh

Prabhjot Singh '03

Major: History
Company: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Title: Director, Arnhold Institute for Global Health/Vice Chairman of Medicine for Population Health
Field of Work: Medicine

What do you do?

Design initiatives, define research, and manage operations.

How did you become interested in your field?

A range of disconnected experiences that coalesced over time into a coherent body of work.

What, if any, additional education (degree, discipline, institution) have you earned?

MD, PhD.

What skills are vital for success in your field?

Communication!

What experiences, internships, study, or previous jobs helped you get to your current position?

I was previously an assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia, where I led a unit at the Earth Institute.

What advice do you have for current students interested in your field?

Find the essence of the problem/question, and look for gaps between that essence and how the problem/question is currently framed.