Paurvi Bhatt, MPH, is Managing Director, Global Health and Community Well-being, at Medtronic Foundation where she leads strategic partnerships in health and well-being that are positioned to scale and sustain improved health outcomes for the underserved around the world.
A seasoned global health and development leader, Paurvi is known for delivering innovative and successful cross-disciplinary solutions to challenging issues of scale and sustainability. Her focus includes strategic philanthropy and investment; corporate social responsibility; health benefit reimbursement, and partnership design particularly in emerging markets and resource poor settings. She has shaped best practice health and social responsibility portfolios in several companies including Levi Strauss and Co. and Abbott, as well as, with the government and nonprofit sector, at USAID, US GAO, and CARE. Her technical training is in health systems and economics – with specific focus on HIV/AIDS, women’s health and measurement.
Paurvi is known as for her commitment to building the next generation of women leaders in global health. She serves on several advisory groups focusing on human resources, and global health including advising Last Mile Health and Women Leaders in Global Health. She holds Board leadership roles serving as Treasurer for Global Health Council (GHC), and Board Chair for GlobeMed. She holds a Masters of Public Health in health systems and economics from Yale University and Bachelor Degree in neuroscience from Northwestern University.