Akash Kapoor

Sen. Akash Kapoor is an MD/MBA candidate at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. Akash is excited to serve and represent the VP&S community on the University Senate. In addition to his role on University Senate, Akash also leads VP&S’s Innovative Medicine Group and serves as the Co-Director of the Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership (CHHMP) student-run free clinic.

Before starting medical school, Akash graduated from UCLA with a degree in neuroscience and, subsequently, worked as a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health. Academically, Akash is passionate about learning how to develop and implement novel technologies that can solve our most pressing healthcare challenges. For fun, he likes traveling, snowboarding, rock climbing, and hosting Kash’s Koffee, a free monthly coffee shop for his classmates in his apartment. Please reach out to him at [email protected] if you would like to connect or have any questions.