Shantanu Nundy, M.D., works on behalf of the Human Diagnosis Project (Human Dx), a worldwide effort to map any human health problem to its possible diagnoses. He practices primary care at Mary's Center, a federally qualified health center for low-income and uninsured individuals in Washington D.C., and is a lecturer in health policy.
Shantanu’s career spans public health, academia, and technology. Previously, he founded a medical clinic in rural India and served as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) on patient safety, the Results for Development (R4D) Institute on noncommunicable diseases, and SNEHA, a women’s and children’s health non-governmental organization in Mumbai, India. Shantanu has conducted research at Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and published peer-reviewed articles in Health Affairs, Academic Medicine, and the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Prior to Human Dx, Shantanu was Managing Director for Clinical Innovation at Evolent Health, a population health management company, and co-founded mHealth Solutions, a mobile messaging startup for patients with chronic illness.
Shantanu received his B.S. from MIT, an M.D. with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center where he also completed an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) research fellowship and served as a principal investigator. He is board certified in internal medicine and is a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow. His first book, Stay Healthy At Every Age: What Your Doctor Wants You to Know, was chosen as one of the top 5 health books of 2010 by Wall Street Journal Online.