Aditi Vasan (she/her), MD, MSHP is an Instructor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a pediatric hospitalist in the Division of General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and a senior research fellow at the Penn Center for Community Health Workers. Dr. Vasan is passionate about health equity, and her research is centered around improving health outcomes for children and families living in poverty. Her current work is focused on implementing and evaluating health system-based social interventions, improving families’ access to government nutrition benefits, and exploring the relationship between childhood food insecurity, government nutrition benefit program participation, and children’s health care utilization and expenditures.
Dr. Vasan received her BA in Molecular Biology and Global Health and Health Policy at Princeton University, her MD at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and her Master of Science in Health Policy Research (MSHP) at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at CHOP, where she also served as chief resident, followed by fellowship training at Penn through the National Clinician Scholars Program.