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Kapil Parakh, MD
Senior Medical Leader, Google
Kapil Parakh is a practicing cardiologist who serves as a Senior Medical Lead at Google. In his time at Google, Kapil has launched products that reach a billion people and pioneered partnerships with a range of organizations including the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association. Kapil also currently sees patients part time at the VA Medical Center and serves as an adjunct associate professor at Georgetown and an adjunct assistant professor at Yale. Before Google, Kapil served as a White House Fellow and was the principal health advisor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He was also the co-founder of an award-winning non-profit on health innovation. He was previously Director of Heart Failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview where he developed novel care delivery models. As a clinician-scientist he has published a number of papers on psychosocial factors in heart disease. Kapil is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and holds a MD, MPH and PhD. His book, Searching for Health, was published by Johns Hopkins Press.