2015 Simrankaur Wahan
Milken Scholar 2015
Scholar Profile

Simrankaur Wahan

Public Health


Simrankaur "Simran" Wahan graduated from Columbia with a degree in psychology with a concentration in biological studies. Her interests lie in public health and human rights advocacy. While in college, Simran traveled to India to facilitate projects to destigmatize mental illness and work on drug-deaddiction, received a research fellowship to conduct research at Columbia Medical Center, and worked on developing mental health initiatives for communities of color with the NYC Department of Health. She worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at Columbia Irving Medical Center for the NIH "All of Us" Precision Medicine program, and she loves creating mindfulness content in her free time. She is now the Program Coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, while pursuing her Master's in Healthcare Administration at the Mailman School of Public Health in the Health Policy & Management department.

High school:  Townsend Harris High School at Queens College


College Year Degree
Columbia University
New York, NY
2019 B.A. Psychology, Pre-Med
Columbia University
New York, NY
2023 Healthcare Administration M.H.A.