Ashna Sai, BA '25
Ashna Sai is a member of the Class of 2025 in the Duke Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. She is pursuing a self-designed Program II major titled “Health Policy and Racial Disparities in Healthcare.” At Duke, Ashna is the Founder, President, and Editor-in-Chief of the Duke Journal for Health Equity - Duke’s first student-run publication on health disparities and health policy. She is also an undergraduate researcher for both the Tata Lab studying pulmonary cell biology and a Bass Connections project team that is combatting Durham’s racial disparities in hypertension prevalence and treatment. Ashna additionally serves as a Community Resource Navigator for the Lincoln Community Health Center and is a long-term volunteer for her local free clinic. As a Margolis Scholar, she is excited to collaborate on projects with the vast network of faculty and fellow Scholars, learn more about leadership building, and engage in healthcare transformation discussions. After graduating, she aims to be a physician focusing on preventive medicine and healthcare for the underserved.