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Jesal Shah
Education
Rice University
Ventures
SVC Selected
Fellow Class
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Bio

Jesal Shah is a co-founder and project advisor for Babymetrix, which aims to facilitate the measuring and monitoring of infants’ growth and development in low-resource settings. Interested in global health policy and quality improvement, he is currently pursuing an MD/MPH dual degree at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He serves on the AMA’s Medical Student Public and Global Health Committee and is actively involved with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement-BCM Chapter. Jesal graduated from Rice University with degrees in Biochemistry and Policy Studies where he was heavily involved in technology development and policy research for low-resource settings. At Rice, he spent time abroad in Guatemala, Denmark, Malawi and Qatar, which further cultivated his passions for policy, social equity and global health. Jesal is extremely grateful towards the Resolution Project for supporting these interests as well as his social venture.