LDI Senior Fellow Shivan Mehta is a gastroenterologist and the director of operations at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation. He is also an assistant professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and affiliated faculty at the LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics.
He leads a team that develops, tests, and implements new health care delivery interventions across Penn Medicine’s health system. Current projects focus on connecting with patients outside of traditional venues and managing the health of populations. Shivan also conducts health services research looking at how health care systems can leverage behavioral economics, design thinking, and information technology to improve population health through medication adherence and cancer screening.
Shivan received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University, his medical degree and master’s in health policy research from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA in health care management from the Wharton School. He was a resident in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and a fellow in gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.