Paurvi Bhatt, Medtronic

Paurvi Bhatt, Medtronic

Vice President of Medtronic Philanthropy and President of Medtronic Foundation

Paurvi Bhatt is the Vice President of Medtronic Philanthropy and President of Medtronic Foundation, leading the philanthropic and community affairs strategies of Medtronic, PLC. Medtronic is the global leader in medical technology, and the company’s philanthropic efforts are centered on leveraging its people, products and programs to expand access to chronic disease care to underserved communities worldwide.

She has shaped best practice health and social responsibility portfolios in several companies including Levi Strauss and Co. and Abbott, as well as, with the government and nonprofit sector, at USAID, US GAO, and CARE. Her technical training is in health systems and economics – with specific focus on HIV/AIDS, women’s health and impact measurement. She serves on several advisory groups and Boards focusing on leadership and global health including Last Mile Health, GlobeMed, Women Leaders in Global Health, Global Health Council (GHC) Board, and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health Campaign Cabinet.

Paurvi holds a Master of Public Health in health systems and economics from Yale University, a Bachelor Degree in neuroscience from Northwestern University, and PhD (ABD) from Johns Hopkins University.Paragraph