The GIF fellows are competitively selected and are notable for their driven, multidisciplinary, and innovative nature.
2021 Global Insight Fellows
Fellows go through a highly selective process and they form teams that want to impact global healthcare. Candidate fellows can become full fellows after successful completion of the need finding phase.
2020 Global Insight Fellows
Dr. Myra Malik
MBBS BSc FRCA MSc AFFMLM
Prior to joining the porgram Dr Myra Malik was a Locum Consultant Anaesthetist working in London with an interest in obstetric anaesthesia. Myra completed her training in Anaesthetics at the Imperial School of Anaesthesia, London Deanery in 2017.
She graduated from Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’s Medical School and holds, with a first, a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular Medicine.
Myra has a keen interest in medical leadership and management developed in recent years. She has completed with distinction a Master’s programme at Imperial College London Business School in International Health Management in 2015. Building on her knowledge Myra has gained experience at an organisational level of improvement science and change management.
Myra’s previous roles have included as Associate Medical Director of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management for which she awarded her Associate Fellowship. In her spare time myra enjoys reading, baking and spending time with her family.
Master's in Law and Public Policy
Sall was prior to joining the program employed at the Paris City Council, as an administrative assistant in the Directorate of Cultural Affairs. He was also an independent consultant, working with the firm ARS-Consulting (Dakar). He has been based in Paris and often traveled to Senegal for his consulting activities.
Sall holds a master’s in law and management of health institutions and a master’s in political science and sociology (public policy) from the University of Paris 8 Saint-Denis.
He has always aspired to work towards improving Senegal’s healthcare system.
He has conducted research on corporate law with a focus on accreditation clauses in companies (2004: master's thesis in private law), on law and management (2007: master's thesis in private law), as well as on the management of health facilities (the requalification of a home in a specialised reception centres and the financial, legal, and societal implications). He has also done research for his master’s in political science (2009), on politics and religion in Senegal.
Sall is interested in management law, users' rights, patient's rights, hospital and medical responsibilities, quality and safety of service provision, management of social and medico-social establishments, North/South relations, social discrimination, parity, equality, minorities, gender and categorisation, globalisation, and new forms of political participation.
He has also consulted in various fields, including training, social enterprise, copyright, etc.
BSE and MSE in Electrical Engineering
Mihir Sheth graduated with a BSE and MSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. While studying, Mihir was actively involved in the development of several biomedical devices, including a device to convert the eye’s motions into electrical energy and a joystick that non-invasively measured chimpanzee’s vital signs. In 2015, he was named as the University of Michigan’s Quiet Influencer of the Year.
After graduation, Mihir joined Sisu Global Health, a medical device startup for emerging markets, as the first employee. He has been instrumental in developing, manufacturing and commercializing the Hemafuse - an intuitive, manual autologous blood transfusion device. This experience has given him valuable insights into the entire product development lifecycle, and the importance of users throughout the process. His interests lie in the intersection of design thinking and healthcare technology to create sustainable solutions that address problems in healthcare around the world.
2016-2019 Global Insight Fellows
Previous fellows were part of the Biodesign Programme