TEDxBrooklyn - Dr. Prabhjot Singh
Dr. Prabhjot Singh works with national governments and local communities to improve the financing, implementation and delivery of community-based health systems. He is Director of the Program for Health Systems Development and Research and Community Health Worker Advisor to the Millennium Villages Project at Columbia University's Earth Institute. In 2009 he co-founded Community Lab to support the accessibility of large-scale development efforts to citizens, civil organizations and skilled professionals in other fields. Prabhjot Singh has a Ph.D. in Neural and Genetic Systems from Rockefeller University as part of the Tri-Institutional M.D./Ph.D. Program with Weill Cornell Medical College and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Columbia's Earth Institute with Professor Jeffrey Sachs. Prabhjot grew up in Nairobi, Kenya and currently lives in Manhattan, where he enjoys learning about the amazing work that people do to make cities vibrant cultural centers.