Dr. Akshat Jain from southern California was chosen for the Presidential Young Physician of the Year Award for 2020 award by the 40,000+ strong American Association of Physician of Indian Origin (AAPI).
Akshat Jain M.D., M.P.H. is a renowned global Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy specialist currently faculty of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at the Loma Linda University in Southern California.
He is the recipient of the 2015 New York City Top Civilian award and more recently chosen as the Top Doctor 2020 award in his specialty of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation for his original contributions to the science of stem cell therapy and red blood cell disorders in humans.
Dr. Jain is Advisor to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Cancer Society Global Taskforce on Pediatric Cancers, and Advisor to the World Health Organization-Southeast Asia for Maternal and Child Health Initiatives. An experienced researcher, Dr. Jain serves as a reviewer for several well-known journals, has been a past editor of AAPI Journal, and is an Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Hematology Research. He has authored numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and presented his research at scientific meetings worldwide.
Dr. Jain has practiced clinical medicine for over 15 years in over three continents and runs his nonprofit Prarabdha, still based out of New York City to assist developing countries by sending medical supplies and health share public health programs.