Dr. Patel is a Senior Advisor for the healthcare team. She currently serves as a Non-resident Fellow at The Brookings Institution. Prior to joining The Brookings Institution in 2011, Dr. Patel was a Physician at John Hopkins Medicine. She is also the Co-founder of Tuple Health and served as Director of Policy for the White House in 2009 and as the Deputy Staff Director for Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 2007.
- M.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
- M.Sc., University of California, Los Angeles
- B.A., The University of Texas, Austin
- WIRB Copernicus Group ("WCG")