Anika Jagasia is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania from Villanova, PA. She is studying the Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Science and Management and intends to study the Biological Basis of Behavior in College of Arts and Sciences and to concentrate in Healthcare Management and Finance in the Wharton School.
Anika is particularly interested in the role of healthcare policy in influencing drug pricing, encouraging gender equality, and promoting drug discovery. Anika is also excited to begin learning more about what policymakers can do reduce disparities in brain function resulting from socioeconomic differences.
At Penn, Anika is also involved in Smart Women Securities, the Wharton Investment Trading Group’s Healthcare Team, and Wharton Women. Outside of Penn, Anika is deeply involved in the March of Dimes, a nonprofit that fights against premature birth.
- Cost Analysis of Transgender Healthcare in the Military
- Should We Want the Right to Die? A Primer on Physician-Assisted Death (PAD)
- Healthcare in India: The Challenge of Demography
- “Modicare”: India’s Path to Universal Healthcare Coverage