Sasmita Rout is a Graduate Associate at Perry World House and a Master’s of Biotechnology Student at Penn. Originally from India, she developed a passion for public health research seeing the immense need for proper healthcare facilities in her hometown. Rout has worked on several projects in public health, nutrition, and drug development. She would like to use the science and engineering knowledge she gains at Penn to contribute towards public health. She eventually plans to work in the drug development industry to create affordable medication for patients in developing and underdeveloped countries. Rout graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Biological Sciences.
Expertise: Asia-Pacific, Africa, Borders, Public Health, United States