Aarthi Rao is a Program Officer at the Results for Development Institute (R4D), where she joined in June 2009.
Aarthi has worked across various projects including the Ministerial Leadership Initiative, the Center for Global Health R&D Policy Assessment, and the Health Financing Task Force. She is now helping to lead a study of the biomedical innovation system in India and assessing its role in advancing global health technologies. Ms. Rao has worked in both India and Nepal in addition to U.S.-based non-profit organizations.
Aarthi holds a B.A. in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.