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Susmita Roy

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Susmita joined Locust Walk in 2019 as a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management. She holds a B.S. in Economics from Wharton, concentrating in healthcare management as well as a B.A in Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences. While at Penn, Susmita accumulated research experience at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, studying cerebellar atrophy caused by genetic mutations. She also was a member of the team at Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute, assisting researchers with various projects involving healthcare management.

Prior to joining the team full time, Susmita was a summer analyst at Johnson and Johnson’s Consumer Business Development department, gaining experience in consumer BD deals and presenting strategic material.

Outside of Locust Walk, Susmita enjoys watching and playing sports, especially soccer and basketball, photography, and finding the best places to eat in any city.