Nikita Nagaraj

Msc. HCM, Bsc. Bio

Healthcare Management Specialist


Nikita Nagaraj personal statement: “My goal is to bring effective and innovative healthcare and health solutions to the people of the world, by efficiently adopting technological advancements and optimizing commercialization.”


  • Established an advanced, precision medicine and stem cell therapy center at Deepak Hospital, which focuses on Cancer, Diabetes and Metabolic disorders.
  • Lead the digitalization of operations at Deepak Hospital, ensuring a smooth and complete process transformation.
  • Pioneered the development of a blockchain based healthcare IT and education application at Lordshire Pvt. Ltd, that is utilized in the majority of state facilities in India.
  • Co-founded TheBattrCo., a health foods company, where I formulated the first certified 100% diabetic friendly food product in its category, in India.
  • Established a first-of-its kind continuum of patient care program and UAE medical tourism program at Live 100 hospital (Bangalore,India).
  • Improved operational efficiency at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, surgical department, by liaisoning between the medical team and management, within a short period of time.


  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Business Development & Operations
  • Hospital Management (continuum of patient care and

    management of patient services)

  • Medical Tourism
  • Business Strategy & Business Process Improvement
  • Biomedical devices marketing and distribution
  • Healthcare product commercialization (strategy) – design,

    placement, product launch, marketing, sales & expansion

  • Applied & behavioral economics of the healthcare industry
  • Healthcare innovations and technologies
  • E-Health (Tele Health & Smart Health)
  • Single vs. Multiple Payer Health Systems
  • Medical Industry Overview (US & India)


Deepak Hospital, Bangalore, India

Management & Research Associate, 08/19 – present

  • Manage business development and hospital operations
  • Focus on improved continuum of patient care (admission to discharge)
  • Digitalization of entire hospital operations
  • Research associate for precision medicine dept. – diabetes and cancer
  • Conduct research and studies for metabolic disorders with the principal investigator (Dr.H N Nagaraj

Lordshire Pvt. Ltd , Bangalore, India

Healthcare Management Specialist, 03/18 – present

  • Healthcare IT company that developed blockchain based mobile applications for hospitals and educational systems, Mediclare and Uniclare, respectively
  • Product Management (healthcare directive on product design, market placement, economics and subsequent expansion)
  • Business Development

Kaiser Holdings (TheBattrCo.TM), Bangalore, India

Co-founder, 02/19 – 04/21

  • Business manufactures proprietary health food products
  • All products are nutritionally certified and only made with low G.I ingredients & tailored to specific health needs
  • Executed Research & Development of products
  • Analyzed finance and operational efficiency of bringing products to market
  • Developed company’s website (
  • Managed ecommerce
  • Undertook company’s technological integration
  • Overlooked marketing (ideation & content)

Live 100 Hospital, Bangalore, India

COO, 07/16 – 05/18

  • Hospital management, business development and operations of a multispecialty hospital
  • Positioned and promoted the hospital for medical tourism
  • Insurance processing and throughput
  • Managed patient satisfaction and patient follow-up

Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Intern – Chairman’s office, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 05/16 (1 month project)

  • Analyzed operational efficiency in pre-op & post-op (related to patient prep, nurse scheduling, rotation & surgery throughput)
  • Reported and consulted on ways to improve operational efficiency

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Teaching Assistant, 01/16 – 04/16

  • Tutored ‘Leading Healthcare organizations’ course
  • Managed online classes and grading

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Assistant, 03/15 – 06/ 2015

  • Taught freshman/sophomore classes in Physiology and Ecology
  • Conducted two recitations per week and lectured two review

    sessions per week (150 students per session)

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Research Assistant – Gregory Lab, 10/12- 06/2015

  • Assisted in the development of RNA dependent RNA polymerase – knockouts of Psychomitrella patens
  • DNA extractions, PCR, Gel purifications & Transformations
  • Supervised new research assistants with lab techniques

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Chair of the Tutoring Program, 04/13 – 09/14

  • Organized tutoring sessions and workshops for courses in the Biology department
  • Supervised over 50 students under the program
  • Promoted tutoring program from 1 course to more than 5 within a year

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Research Assistant – Elefant Lab, 03/12-09/12

  • Worked on Drosophila melanogaster to identify Tip60 protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Performed dissections on neuromuscular junctions and salivary glands


Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA 2015 – 2016
Masters of Science – Healthcare Management GPA 3.71/4.0

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA, USA 2011 – 2015 Bachelors of Sciences – Biological Sciences Summa Cum Laude (with Highest Honors) (Organismal Biology & Physiology)
3.94 /4.0
BCPM(science + math) GPA 4.0 /4.0

Jain International Residential School Bangalore India, 2005-2010 – Science Stream
CBSE All India Board examinations – 1st rank


  • Organismal Physiology
  • Human Physiology
  • Biology of Cancer (oncology)
  • Endocrinology
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardiovascular science
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Stem cells & Stem cell therapy for Cancer Metabolic Disorders
  • Nutritional Science
  • Food Science
  • Microeconomics


  • Board of Experts –
    The Health Captains Club (THCC)
  • THCC Heidelberg Forum 2022
    – Panelist on CancerMoonshot initiatives
  • Chairperson – Tri- Beta Tutoring Program
  • Department Academic Chair – Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society
  • State South Zone – School Swimming Team


  • ER/ Transportation volunteer,
    Lankenau Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Volunteer, Penn Medicine Wissahickon Hospice, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tutor, U.S Dream Academy, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical Assistant, New York Marathon’12, New York, NY


  • Johns Hokpins University Dean’s Scholarship Drexel University – Summa Cum Laude
  • Drexel University Dean’s Scholarship
  • Drexel University Dean’s List – 4 years
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society
  • Wellgates International Scholars – Honors Roll Duke of Edinburough International Award for young people – Silver


  • English – Native Proficiency
  • Hindi – Working Proficiency (C1 Level)
  • Kannada – Working Proficiency (C1 Level)
  • German – Currently undertaking German language course