Nihar is VP of Innovation at Advantia. He leads digital health strategy, developing and executing clinical utilization of novel digital health processes, and developing business plans of new models of care at the intersection of medicine and technology.
Nihar brings a unique combination of technology and clinical expertise. After earning a computer science degree from Johns Hopkins University, he worked in the technology industry before entering medical school at Florida State University. He then completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at George Washington University.
Most recently, Nihar completed a Fellowship in Digital Health where he performed clinical duties while engaging in clinical research, publications, and presentations on digital innovation in women’s health. He also established THINK, a collaborative think-tank of clinicians, researchers, and entrepreneurs exploring transformative digital technologies in women’s health. In this role, he identified and devised a guidance framework for physicians to understand and engage the researchers and startup entrepreneurs developing mobile/digital technology including apps and wearables.
Nihar is a member of the ACOG Taskforce on Telemedicine, a junior fellow of ACOG, and a clinical faculty at the George Washington University.