Aakash K. Shah
New Jersey & Wolfson 2011
Current Place of Residence: Cliffside Park, New Jersey
University: Ursinus College
Aakash graduated from Ursinus College in June and is now in his first year at Harvard Medical School. At Ursinus, he majored in inequality stuides, biology and neuroscience. A Goldwater Scholar and junior member of Phi Beta Kappa, he was on the varsity track team, worked with United Students Against Sweatshops in Mexico, and examined environmental health problems in Indian slums. He plans a career combining clinical and academic medicine with global health policy. He is the first Rhodes Scholar to be elected from Ursinus College.