Dhruv Kazi (Class of 2013)
Dhruv is a cardiologist and health economist with an interest in cardiovascular health economics and its implications for health policy. His specific expertise lies in comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness research with a focus on identifying diagnostic and therapeutic strategies that work in real-world populations and represent societal value for money. His work spans the US health care system as well as low and middle-income countries. Dhruv is particularly engaged and interested in innovative strategies to stem the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in emerging economies, particularly the creative use of low-cost technologies.
He is the co-founder of heartMAP- a scalable anticoagulation program harnessing low-cost technology to provide comprehensive, personalized, and cost-effective clinical support for patients with heart rhythm and heart valve disorders in resource-limited settings.