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Rockville, MD, December 16, 2020 – Krishna Reddy Nallamalla, M.D., has been named an At Large member of the Board of Trustees of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP). Dr. Reddy is the India Country Director for ACCESS Health International, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving access to high-quality, affordable healthcare worldwide.
“Trained as a cardiologist, Krishna is internationally known in the areas of comprehensive primary care, digital health, and integrated care with a long history of working to improve the health of people in South Asia,” said Ronald T. Piervincenzi, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of USP. “He brings a wealth of experience and insights from the healthcare community of India, where USP operates its largest site outside of the U.S. and collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders.”
The members of USP’s Board of Trustees are elected by USP Convention Members, a diverse group of 493 leading health and science organizations from around the world. Comprised of distinguished leaders from the medical, pharmacy, regulatory, patient advocacy and healthcare provider communities, USP’s Board provides oversight of the organization’s finances and strategic direction and guides the organization through five-year cycles (2020-2025).
In his current role at ACCESS Health, Dr. Reddy is responsible for the overall development, management, and leadership of the organization’s activities that work closely with the government, donor organizations, and researchers to strengthen the healthcare system in India. He also serves in leadership roles for two organizations that work to develop affordable, innovative medical device technologies—Chairman & MD for Relisys Medical Devices and a Managing Partner for IncuMed LLP. In addition, he is Chairman of Health Care Services Ltd., an organization that works to nurture models for innovative healthcare and advisory services.
Throughout his career, Dr. Reddy has worked to make healthcare high-quality and accessible without compromising affordability. In 1997, he co-founded CARE Hospitals—a chain of tertiary care hospitals located in five states across India—which serves roughly 1 million out-patients and 100,000 in-patients every year.
Dr. Reddy earned his M.D. from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh. He also was a fellow in Cardiology leading to a D.M. from the GB Pant Hospital, Delhi University, New Delhi and an Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. Dr. Reddy is a resident of Hyderabad, Telangana.
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