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Aug 10, 2023

Hitha Palepu is a proclaimed multi-hyphenate; she’s a mother, entrepreneur, content creator, investor, author, and speaker. As the CEO of Rhoshan Pharmaceuticals and partner in Adama Ventures, she is focused on empowering women to advocate for themselves when it comes to their health. Today she shares:

  • Why women are not the priority in drug and therapy developments
  • Why there is a hierarchy of where research dollars are spent
  • How healthcare is more expensive for women
  • Why women are more likely to die from a heart attack
  • Why there is a disparity in healthcare between men and women
  • How women can advocate for themselves
  • How to identify medical gaslighting
  • The unconventional way she developed her love for science and medicine
  • How being a woman of color shapes her view on medicine and impacts clinical studies
  • How to find a doctor or practice that works for you
  • What gives her hope for the future
  • How social media can actually benefit women

Follow Hitha on Instagram @HithaPalepu and grab her book here!