Sunil Khanna, Ph.D.

Board of Directors

Dr. Khanna joined the Bend Biomedical Board of Directors in 2022. He is the Professor and Chair (endowed) of Global Health at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, USA. Sunil is internationally known for his research in Global Health. He has worked on examining how “inclusive, participatory, empowering, and sustainable strategies to engage communities in Botswana and India can lead to decolonization of global health and improve health and well-being of people in a manner that is locally relevant, engaging, and sustainable.” His undergraduate degree was in Botany (Zoology and Chemistry) from the University of Delhi, where he also earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology (Human Genetics). Sunil also holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Syracuse University. He is a very prolific international author and speaker. He lives with his family in Corvallis.