July 2015 \ Diaspora News \ Honours and Recognitions
White House Fellows finalists

 Three Indian Americans are among the national finalists for the ‘2015-16 White House Fellowship’ that offers exceptional Americans first-hand experience of working at the highest levels of Federal Government. Ms Luxme Hariharan, Ms Payal Patel and Mr Anil Yallapragada are among those representing “an accomplished and diverse cross-section of professionals from the private sector, academia, medicine, and armed services”. Ms Hariharan from Madison is Paediatric Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea and International Health Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, University of Southern California Eye Institute. Ms Patel from Houston, Texas, is Infectious Diseases Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard Medical School. Mr Yallapragada from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is Medical Director, South Carolina Stroke Institute, Grand Strand Medical Centre.