Sruthi Meka is a senior associate at FasterCures at the Milken Institute. Most recently, Meka worked as a program associate at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, where she managed a diverse portfolio of clinical effectiveness research awards and supported various pre- and post-award programmatic initiatives. Meka has previous experience in program evaluation, data analysis, and qualitative research across several academic and nonprofit research settings in public health and health services research. She has a longstanding interest in the intersection between culture, medicine, and society, particularly within the context of healthcare delivery and health equity. Meka has a Bachelor of Arts in medical anthropology and psychology and a Master of Arts in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University. She also completed graduate coursework in health policy and health services research at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.