Bhargav Ramesh (BR ’23) is a Biomedical Engineering major from Louisville, Kentucky. His parents both immigrated to the United States from India, and his passion for studying global health stems from years of observing socioeconomic barriers to health in rural South India. His curiosity for studying public health challenges was further heightened by the impact of the opioid epidemic inKentucky. Bhargav’s interests mainly lie in expanding primary care access and advancing health equity for underserved populations. He intends to explore the intersection of government policy, technology, and economics to learn how sustainable health systems can be built in partnership with resource-limited communities. Outside of class, Bhargav volunteers for the Medical Debt and Insurance Counseling department of the HAVEN Free Clinic, researches data governance policie sat the Jackson Institute, and is an active member of the Yale College Council. He also co-founded a new student organization, named the Yale Health Equity Initiative (YHEI),that is focused on advocating for equitable student insurance policies at Yale. In his free time, Bhargav enjoys playing baseball and exploring music with his friends.