Coming Soon Featuring Nina Vasan, MD
Nina Vasan, MD, MBA, is the Chief Medical Officer at Real, and Founder and Executive Director at Brainstorm: The Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation.
About Dr. Nina Vasan
Dr. Nina Vasan is a physician, entrepreneur, and co-author of the #1 Amazon Best Selling book “Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation,” praised by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus as “the primer for social innovation.”
Dr. Vasan grew up in West Virginia, where she was an active civic entrepreneur (founded and served as National President of ACS Teens, a nationwide network of teen volunteers for the American Cancer Society) and scientist (won the $50,000 top Grand Prize at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair and presented her research in Stockholm during the Nobel Prize Festivities).
She majored in Government at Harvard and was named one of the Top 10 College Women in the nation by Glamour Magazine. She served on Barack Obama’s Health Policy Advisory Committee and worked at the World Health Organization in Geneva in the Office of Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan.
Dr. Vasan received an MD from Harvard Medical School, where she was chosen by classmates to serve as a commencement speaker. Compelled by her own personal struggles with depression and anxiety, she is now working to apply her experience in entrepreneurship to brain health.
She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford, a concierge psychiatrist at Silicon Valley Executive Psychiatry, a boutique private practice for executives and entrepreneurs, and Chief Medical Officer of Real.
The Psych Hub Podcast: The Future of Mental Health
Interview with Nina Vasan