pranavreddy

Age: 22
Home Town: Cleveland, Ohio
Education: B.A. Political Science, B.S. Microbiology with a minor in Public Health
Specific Field Interests: international health, nutrition, sustainable urban development
Placement: Calcutta Kids, Kolkata, West Bengal
Area of Focus: Public Health

Highlights: Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and raised in Cleveland, OH, Pranav has been involved with health policy, bioethics, and global health throughout his time at Ohio State. There, he helped found the third national chapter of Project Nicaragua and participated in multiple service trips to the rural mountain town of Rancho Grande for initiatives in nutrition, education, and agriculture. Pranav also helped found the Bioethics Society and participated in Yale's bioethics summer program, researching the ethics of GM crop usage in the developing world. He interned in Canadian Parliament for Dr. Carolyn Bennett, the Liberal Health Critic, working with the Health, Development, and Food and Agriculture profiles, co-organizing conferences, and writing nationally televised addresses. In addition, Pranav has traveled to India to investigating eye-care health networks in Andhra Pradesh and writing his Honors Thesis on the political context for health system reform in the state.

Posts by pranavreddy

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The Pursuit of Discomfort

It was at about the time, early on, when I found myself on the metro […]

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An Affirmation of Dirt

A Quick Stop in Central America I went to Nicaragua during my time at OSU, […]

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What’s in Front of Your Nose

You see, but you do not observe- Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia About a […]

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Like the Sharp Edge of a Razor

To Undo Your Belt and Look for Trouble Ms. Emelda Allen eyed me judgmentally from […]

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By Way of Introduction

  We have left India behind us at Howrah Station, and now we enter foreign […]

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