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Gautam is a fourth-year medical student at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

During medical school, he completed a Fulbright grant in Brazil, at the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia. His research interests include global health, and reduction of prevalent non-communicable diseases by diet, exercise, and lifestyle modification.

Gautam has published several peer-reviewed articles and has presented his research at multiple local and national meetings, including an award-winning oral presentation at St. Jude's National Symposium for Undergraduate Research in Memphis, TN.

In his free time, Gautam enjoys cycling, hiking, and playing a host of musical instruments. He is an Eagle Scout and a long-active member of the UC San Diego Ultimate Frisbee Team.


  • 2018–present
    Medical Student, University of California, San Diego
  • 2019–2019
    Fulbright Scholar, U.S. Department of State/Government of Brazil (CAPES/MEC)
  • 2015–2017
    Instructional Assistant, Division of Biological Sciences | University of California, San Diego


  • 2023 
    M.P.H., Quantitative Methods, Harvard University
  • 2017 
    B.S., Human Biology, University of California, San Diego