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Darshak Sanghavi, M.D.

Program Manager

Dr. Darshak Sanghavi joined ARPA-H in May 2023 from Babylon – a digital-first, end-to-end healthcare provider serving more than 24 million people across the globe. As chief medical officer, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s international operations as well as leading its wider mission to help bring affordable and accessible healthcare to everyone worldwide.

Previously, Sanghavi worked as national chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare and OptumLabs, as a group director at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center during the Obama Administration, as managing director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institute, and as a pediatrician for the U.S. Indian Health Service. He has a doctorate in medicine from Johns Hopkins University and specializes in pediatric cardiology after training at Boston Children’s Hospital. Sanghavi is a best-selling author and a regular contributor to the New York Times, Boston Globe, and Washington Post.


Program Manager