Dave A. Chokshi
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc is an Assistant Vice President in the Office of Healthcare Improvement at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation—the largest public health care system in the U.S. He practices primary care (internal medicine) at Bellevue Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Population Health and Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Previously, Dr. Chokshi was Director of Population Health Improvement at NYU Langone. In 2012-13, he served as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, where he was the principal health advisor in the Office of the Secretary. His prior work experience spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, including positions with the New York City and State Departments of Health, the Louisiana Department of Health, and a startup clinical software company. Dr. Chokshi helped grow the nonprofit Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), dedicated to improving access to medicines in developing countries; he was a founding member of UAEM's Board of Directors.
Dr. Chokshi has written on medicine and public health in The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, The Lancet, Health Affairs, and Science. He has also contributed to The Atlantic and Scientific American. He trained in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital, where he practiced primary care at the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. During his training, he did clinical work in Guatemala, Peru, Botswana, Ghana, and India. He received his M.D. with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction from Penn, an M.Sc in global public health as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and graduated summa cum laude from Duke.