Henna Sawhney is a graduate of St. George’s University of London Medical Program and currently works a Public Health Advisor with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is one of the co-founders and executive board members of the American Society of Physicians (ASP), a non-profit organization committed to reversing the physician shortage and promoting patient well being.
Henna is a California native and has a BA in Gender and Women Studies from UC Berkeley which influenced her passion to address disparities in health and medicine. While in medical school, she participated in free mobile clinics providing care to rural and underserved communities in Cyprus and continued these efforts as a volunteer with Remote Area Medical and migrant clinics. While she has not pursued Residency training, she has continued serving underserved communities and has gained licensure in 4 states while working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Her background in policy and clinical research have afforded her diverse opportunities to identify, address, and provide solutions to disparities in healthcare and clinical practice.
She is currently pursuing her MBA and plans to continue advocating for the promotion of patient and physician well being through education and sustainable policy change.