Archana A. Patel

Harvard Medical School,
Boston Children’s Hospital,
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Archana A. Patel, MD, MPH
Assistant, Department of Neurology
Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical care is the main focus of Dr. Archana Patel’s career, both in general child neurology and in the subspecialty of pediatric epilepsy. Dr. Patel is also dedicated to global health child neurology, with both direct research interests in the development of methods to deliver care in low resource regions, as well as interests in broader public health measures of working policy and advocacy directed toward access to care, stigma, and education. Dr. Patel spends several months a year working in Zambia to help strengthen child neurology care in this region, and also serves as a consultant for the World Health Organization on issues regarding child development and neurological conditions, specifically working in the areas of congenital Zika virus and epilepsy.