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Karan Naik, VP of Innovation

Karan is a first-year medical student who graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Biomedical Science. Prior to medical school, he worked in the nonprofit sector designing and delivering clean water solutions to communities worldwide. He also brings experience in translational cancer research and life sciences technology commercialization. Specifically, Karan hopes to develop skills in healthcare venture capital and quality improvement. He is excited to serve as a champion for interdisciplinary innovation through PennHealthX. Following medical school, Karan hopes to leverage clinical understanding and drive technology development to address pressing needs in medicine. 


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