Augusta, GA
Career Plans
Hematology/Oncology, Health Policy, Opioids Research
Rahul was raised in Augusta, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia, where he majored in both economics and biology to combine his interests in health policy and economics with medicine. He then attended the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he was awarded the 2020 Excellence in Public Health award from the United States Public Health Service for his work in opioids research, policy, and advocacy. He plans to pursue a fellowship in hematology/oncology and a career in academic medicine. Rahul enjoys roasting coffee and brewing espresso, traveling to National Parks, and long-distance running. He is incredibly excited to join the Vanderbilt family and is looking forward to running the Nashville Marathon!


BS - Biology - University of Georgia - 2017
BA - Economics - University of Georgia - 2017
MD - University of Texas Medical Branch - 2021