Priti Lakhani, D.P.M.’95, MHCM, was honored in November as a 2019 Alumni Fellow by Washburn University, where she earned her undergraduate degree. She also holds a master’s degree in health care management from Harvard University. Lakhani is a board-certified surgical podiatrist who spent 15 years treating debilitating foot conditions. She is currently involved in projects across four continents to improve community health outcomes, including efforts to decrease maternal fetal deaths in East Africa. As principal of Edicine Health, she advises multiple U.S.-based health systems and nonprofit organizations by deconstructing inefficient systems, overhauling existing procedures and creating approaches in using data technology to improve patient and provider experiences. Roles within Edicine Health include serving as interim chief medical information officer at Einstein Healthcare Network and medical director for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City.