Society & Culture
Economic Opportunity and Healthcare with Avik Roy
In this episode of Searching for Medicine's Soul, Aaron is joined by Avik Roy, the President of the Foundation For Research on Equal Opportunity, a non-profit think tank focused on expanding economic opportunity to those who least have it. He trained as a scientist at MIT and as a physician at Yale Medical School. In 2012, Avik joined Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign as a health care policy advisor. By 2014, Avik was Forbes’ Opinion Editor. In 2015, Avik ran the foreign and domestic policy shops for Texas Governor Rick Perry’s presidential campaign. He writes frequently about healthcare economics and healthcare policy for numerous publications including Forbes and National Review. He serves on the Boards of Advisors of the Bitcoin Policy Institute and Sats Center, and on the Board of Directors of the Texas Bitcoin Foundation. Avik, thanks for joining the podcast.
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