CMHC Faculty Members

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Kapil Parakh, MD, PhD

Washington, D.C.

Kapil Parakh, MD, PhD

Digital Health Expert


Dr. Kapil Parakh is a practicing cardiologist who serves as Senior Medical Lead at Google. In his time at Google, Dr. Parakh launched products that reach a billion people and pioneered partnerships with a range of organizations, including the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association. Kapil also currently sees patients at the VA Medical Center and serves as an adjunct associate professor at Georgetown University Medical Center and an adjunct assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine. Before his career at Google, Dr. Parakh served as a White House Fellow and was the principal health advisor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He was also the co-founder of an award-winning nonprofit on health innovation. He was previously Director of Heart Failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview, where he developed novel care delivery models.

Education and Training

  • PhD in Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, 2010
  • Master of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • Medical Degree, University of Zambia, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, University of Zambia, 1998

Professional Highlights

  • Author, Searching for Health, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021


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