Mohit Kaushal is the newest member of the Aberdare team, joining as a partner in 2013.
Mohit has had an extensive career within clinical medicine, venture capital and health policy. He was most recently the inaugural Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development at West Health a unique set of entities focused on lowering health care costs through medical research, healthcare policy and investment. He developed the West Health Investment Fund strategy, sourced and led investments in Humedica (acquired by Optum Health), Change Healthcare, RxAnte and goBalto.
Previously, Mohit was the Director of Connected Health with the Federal Communications Commission, where he established the agency’s first dedicated health care team. During his time in the Obama administration, he was also a member of the White House Health IT task force, a cross agency team focusing on implementing the technology aspects of Health Reform. Prior to this position, Kaushal was an investment professional at Polaris Venture Partners, and worked for Merrill Lynch’s Health Care Investment Banking Group and the World Health Organization. Kaushal holds an MBA from Stanford and an MD with distinction from Imperial College, London.
May, 2013 - Current (over 3 years)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Sep, 2010 - Current (about 6 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
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