Opportunity for Health

Aditi Vasan

Aditi Vasan is a fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program and
a general pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She
studies strategies for improving health outcomes and reducing health
disparities for vulnerable children and families. Her current research
focuses on using technology to enhance social needs screening and
referral and on understanding and alleviating families’ barriers to
government benefit program participation. She is particularly
interested in exploring the relationship between household food
insecurity, government nutrition program participation, and children’s
health and healthcare utilization.

Dr. Vasan received her BA in Molecular Biology and Global Health and Health Policy at Princeton University and her MD at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she also served as chief resident. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Health Policy Research (MSHP) at the University of Pennsylvania.