Che L Reddy

Che L. Reddy, MBChB, MPH

Associate Director, Innovation and Translation
Health Systems Innovation Lab, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr Reddy is a physician, Associate Director at the Health Systems Innovation Lab, and Research Associate within the Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard University. Previously, he was a Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery and a postdoctoral Paul Farmer researcher in the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.

Within the Lab, Dr Reddy is responsible for the innovation and translation portfolio, including the annual HSIL Venture Incubation Program and Hackathon, and several high-impact research projects and multinational collaborations in comparative health systems that analyze health system performance, transition to the Harvard High Value Health System model, and the adoption and diffusion of healthcare ventures and innovations in health systems. His research has been published in The Lancet, British Medical Journal, and Lancet Digital Health, among others.  He uses his research to inform strategy for the design, introduction, and scale-up of innovations and healthcare ventures into health systems — for large scale population level impact in relation to surgery, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, with a focus on BRICS and G20+ Nations.

He has served as the Lead Teaching Fellow for Harvard Graduate and Executive Education level courses, including Innovation and Global Health Systems (2019-2022), Fundamentals of Global Health (2020-2022), Leadership Development in Global Health (2020-2021) for the Menschel Senior Leadership Fellows Program, Comparative Health Systems (2022), Harvard Global Nursing Leadership Program (2022), High-Value Surgical Systems (2022), and Transforming Diabetes Healthcare (2023).

Dr Reddy received his MBChB and MPH degrees from the University of Cape Town and Harvard University, respectively.