Dimas is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, focusing his works on Medical Anthropology and Global Health. He is also a teaching assistant for Introduction to Medical Anthropology and Global Health course and other related courses at the university. His research interests include infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, critical ethnography, and biosecurity. His previous research was on leprosy in East Java, Indonesia. His current project is on mass immunization campaigns on previous measles and rubella outbreak in Indonesia and recent Covid-19 outbreak in the United States. He is also the director of Karyalekha Basa Foundation, a non-profit organization working of providing access of healthcare and education for underrepresented communities in remote areas in East Java, Indonesia.