Anurag Mairal leads our work in health technologies. Photo: PATH/Patrick McKern.
Program Leader, Technology Solutions
Anurag Mairal, PhD, MBA, MS, oversees PATH’s research and development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies to improve health. Particular areas of focus include maternal and neonatal health, nutrition, water and sanitation, health management information systems, reproductive health, vaccine-related technologies, and diagnostics for infectious and noncommunicable diseases.
Dr. Mairal has an extensive background in medical device development, collaborating with partners in India, China, and other countries to advance product development, manufacturing, and distribution. Prior to joining PATH in 2013, Dr. Mairal served as consulting associate professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine and as director for global exchange at Stanford’s Biodesign program, where he continues to play an advisory role.
Dr. Mairal also cofounded and served as executive vice president of Orbees Medical, a consulting company that provides strategic advice and emerging market–development services to the global health care industry. He held several positions at Johnson & Johnson, including director of research and development and marketing efforts for cardiology-related medical devices.
Dr. Mairal earned a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley. He also holds an MS in chemical engineering from the Indian Institution of Technology in Mumbai. His work has been published in more than 20 publications, and he has been issued seven patents.