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Amar Bhat, Ph.D., Director of Business Planning and Programs

Amar Bhat is responsible for the development and coordination of new programs at the Foundation, providing strategic guidance on public-private partnerships. Amar comes to the Foundation after time spent in government, biomedical research, public health, international relations, pharmaceutical industry, trade associations, consulting and even an incubator for health IT start-ups. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, and Master’s and PhD in public policy, specializing in science & technology policy.