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Sangeeta Patel Driver, MD, MPH

 
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Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

Dr. Sangeeta Driver brings a wealth of healthcare policy and disability-related experience to her board service, with the goal of supporting Access Living’s mission of igniting disability power and pride, providing critical services, and breaking down systemic barriers to create a stronger, more inclusive society. 

Dr. Driver currently serves as Chief of Brain Injury Medicine at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where Access Living was once housed before becoming and independent disability nonprofit 41 years ago. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Driver devotes a portion of her time to work on policy, governmental affairs and management initiatives at the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab. 

She completed her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Chicago and spent one year of her training focusing on health economics and social policy at the London School of Economics. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Public Health degree in health care management and policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. She has also served as a Congressional Health Fellow on Capitol Hill for Congressman Danny Davis and as a member of his Health Care Advisory Task Force in Chicago. She is double board certified in the areas of physical medicine & rehabilitation and brain injury medicine.