Project Manager Research Assistant
Aashna Lal joined The Hastings Center in September 2021. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2021 with majors in Biology and Plan II Honors.
During her time at the University of Texas, she researched human-centered design in healthcare artificial intelligence and served as an intern for organizations such as The Livestrong Foundation and LifeWorks Austin. Through her senior honors thesis, she examined the effective altruism movement in global health, focusing on philosophical and economic shortcomings of the movement.
Posts by Aashna Lal
- Bioethics Forum Essay
Mark Cuban’s Innovative Pharmacy: A Band-Aid on Drug PricesRead the PostBioethics Forum EssayBillionaire Mark Cuban and physician Alex Oshmyansky recently launched the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company (MCCPDC), an online pharmacy that sells generic prescription medicines at significantly lower prices than other sources. But the acclaim for the pharmacy may eclipse attention to the longstanding structural problems of the pharmaceutical industry and MCCPDC’s role in it.Read the Post
TRANSCRIPT: Anti-Black Racism, Health & Health CareRead the Post
Bioethics in Community Health: Understanding Ethical Challenges of Community Health CentersRead the Post
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