Doctoral Student


Arpita Jindani currently works at the Rutgers Global Health Institute and leads the development of health equity programs for vulnerable communities in New Jersey. Previously, she worked for Rutgers’ Global Tuberculosis Institute, where she developed educational programs on tuberculosis for health professionals in the northeastern United States and the Pacific Islands. In an earlier role at the Partnership for Maternal Child Health, she led a successful immunization program that resulted in long-term immunization initiatives across New Jersey.



Emerson College and Tufts University School of Medicine
M.A., Health Communication

Tata Institute of Social Sciences
MSW, Medical Psychiatric Social Work

St. Xavier’s College
BSc, Botany and Zoology


In her research, she expects to focus on the efficacy of scalable digital health communication and explore ways to reduce inequities in global health associated with the proliferation of information and communication technologies (ICTs).