Iowa Representative Megan Srinivas (D)

Healthcare Innovation Fellow

Dr. Megan Srinivas grew up in small town Iowa as the daughter of two Indian immigrants and is serving her first term in the Iowa House of Representatives (House District 30). She is an infectious disease physician and translational health policy researcher who focuses on delivering care to rural and low-resource settings in the U.S. and globally. Dr. Srinivas recently led a NIH-funded study analyzing legislative defunding of family planning health centers and is currently co-leading a World Health Organization (WHO) project advancing access to sexual and reproductive health care in resource-limited settings. She is the host of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health equity podcast, Stories of Care. Additionally, she serves at the infectious disease expert for Iowa Primary Care Association’s Project ECHO. She graduated from Harvard University in 2009, University of Iowa Medical School in 2014, Harvard School of Public Health in 2014, medical residency at Johns Hopkins University in 2017, and infectious disease fellowship at the University of North Carolina in 2019.

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