2020 REPORTING FELLOW
Esha Mehta is an MD/MPH candidate at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is passionate about improving access to primary care and preventive health services for all populations. For years, she has provided direct service support to D.C. residents, focusing on harm reduction methods for opioid use disorder.
As a Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow, Mehta hopes to expand on these interests and contribute to D.C.’s opioid response. In her free time, she loves to explore new cities or escape to her childhood home in upstate New York.