Rajesh Panjabi, MD, MPH, is CEO and Co-Founder of Last Mile Health and an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. At age 9, Raj narrowly escaped a civil war in his home country of Liberia and was resettled in North Carolina. He returned in 2005 to serve the people he had left behind, co-founding Last Mile Health. Raj is a Draper Richards Kaplan Social Entrepreneur, Echoing Green Fellow, Mulago Foundation Fellow and Global Health Advisor at Clinton Global Initiative. He has spoken at the Clinton Global Initiative, Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, United Nations and other major forums. Raj has been recognized as one of three annual "Social Disruptors" by Forbes, an "Outstanding Graduate" by Johns Hopkins University, and recipient of the Global Citizen Award, and Segal Foundation’s Rising Star Award. Raj received his medical training at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MPH at Johns Hopkins.
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Part of a series on A Special Series for Opportunity Collaboration 2013
October 10, 2013