Aditya Mittal is a graduating senior at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Chemistry. Aditya has researched at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute as part of the HIP internship program and at the Vascular Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. Aditya is also interested in public health research and policy. He has worked on awareness projects focused on lead contamination in neighborhoods comprised of African Immigrants. As part of his action project, Aditya has also showcased a photo exhibit focused on a transatlantic perspective of refugee healthcare experiences at the University of Pittsburgh. Outside of school, Aditya is a writer for Pitt Tonight, a member of Pitt’s competitive ballroom dance team, and a board member for Pitt’s creative science magazine. In the fall of 2019, he studied refugee healthcare in Jordan and interned with the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) based in Amman, Jordan. Aditya will attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine next year.
Updated March 2020
More from Adi Mittal
Healthcare for Syrian Refugees in Jordan: The Shift from Primary to Secondary Healthcare
Since March of 2011, Syria has undergone a political crisis which has resulted in instability within the country. This instability has created the Syrian refugee crisis, which has put a strain on neighboring countries including Jordan.
Healthcare as a Right: Unheard Voices
Senior Fellow Aditya Mittal is committed to highlighting the often overlooked perspective of refugees’ and their experiences with healthcare in communities in Germany and Pennsylvania.
Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows