Kopal Bansal

Kopal is a freshman at the Johns Hopkins University, pursuing a major in molecular and cellular biology, as well as a minor in entrepreneurship and management. As a member of HMR’s Domestic Health Team, she writes articles that focus on healthcare in the United States. When she is not busy studying, Kopal enjoys to play piano, practice tennis, and run. She is particularly interested in understanding health inequities and working to combat them through organizations such as MEDLIFE. In addition, she is the founder of Smiles for a Child, a non-profit organization that creates magazines for pediatric patients. She aspires to become a physician, and provide more effective treatments to a wider range of individuals.

Selling Sickness

Can sickness be sold? Sure, you wouldn’t “sell sickness” in the same way that you would a flat screen TV or an iPhone, but there are individuals who make a living off of this seemingly unusual practice. Selling sickness, also...

/ November 15, 2017

Improving Health Outcomes, One Patient at a Time

The healthcare disparity in America is an ever-growing issue that affects hundreds of cities around the country. One of these cities is Baltimore, where many residents are unable to access treatment for their curable ailments. Due to this issue, too...

/ July 27, 2017


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/ January 21, 2017