Redesigning Medical School Curricula for Longevity
Advisor: Deborah Kado
Apoorva Rangan, from Los Altos, California, is pursuing an MD at Stanford School of Medicine. She graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology and Philosophy. Apoorva aspires to a career working with researchers, community organizations, and marginalized older patients to improve quality and equity in geriatric care. She was a program assistant at UCSF’s AMEND, contributing to a medical-legal partnership that petitioned for the early release or re-sentencing of older incarcerated adults. She has lived and worked in an intergenerational nursing home in the Netherlands and has conducted research on aging, disability, geriatrics, and single-payer healthcare at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, University College London, and the Free University of Amsterdam. She received a Frederick Sheldon Travel Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship.