Learn about our founders, Sevith Rao & Dr. Sishir Rao. They are passionate about combating cardiovascular disease. Join us on our journey to prevent the next heart attack and stroke!
Sevith Rao accepting the Hermance Award
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Sevith is a medical student at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA. He is a recent graduate of Rice University, where he double majored in Health Sciences and Health Care Policy Management, and was the recipient of Rice’s Hermance Award, the highest distinction among graduating seniors in the Health Sciences program, recognizing seniors who have exhibited exemplary qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service during their undergraduate experience.
This past year, Sevith worked full time in India with the IHA. During Sevith’s leading the Indian Heart Association, the IHA has conducted several free cardiac screening camps, was recognized by the Government of India via an appointment to the Bureau of Indians Standards, featured in prominent Indian newspapers, and partnered with notable non-profits, consulting firms, and hospitals. Sevith has several peer-reviewed medical publications to date and is passionate about global and public health. Feel free to connect with Sevith on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/sevith-rao/30/802/5a5.
Sishir Rao, MD
Sishir Rao, Massachusetts General Hospital
Founder & President
Dr. Rao is a Resident Physician in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Sishir completed his undergraduate double major in Health Sciences and Health Care Policy Management with Honors at Rice University and his medical degree with Honors at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA as a Rice/Baylor Medical Scholar. Sishir has an interest in cardiovascular imaging and intervention, neurologic imaging and stroke, healthcare economics and outcomes, quality metrics, and health promotion. Sishir is currently Vice-President and President-Elect of the Massachusetts Radiological Society Resident Fellow Section. Feel free to connect with Sishir on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/sishir-rao-md/42/134/659