Aman Bhandari

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Aman Bhandari is currently a Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer in the Office of the Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Aman works on health innovation policy for HHS CTO Todd Park and also the newly formed Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Previously he worked at the White House reporting directly to the US CTO, Aneesh Chopra, on a variety of health policy issues (i.e. mobile health, open government) where he promoted national initiatives at the intersection of technology, innovation, data and health – engaging the private sector as well as the traditional players.

He has a PhD in Health Policy and Management from 
the University of California, Berkeley and a certificate in
bioentrepreneurship from the Haas School of Business. He has worked in a variety of public health roles from working in a malaria lab to conducting research in an urban HIV/AIDS clinic to writing case studies on one of the only non-profit medical device manufacturing facilities in the world.

Aman has published in journals ranging from
Health Affairs to Innovations in Technology, Governance and
Globalization. In the past he has worked at Genentech, the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies and served as a Director of the Knowledge and Social Responsibility Program for the National Conference for Community and Justice. He lives in the Washington DC area and can be found on twitter: