Hansa Bhargava, MD

Hansa Bhargava

Hansa Bhargava

Senior Medical Director, WebMD and Host of Medscape's Uncharted Medicine

Hansa Bhargava, MD is Senior Medical Director at WebMD and Medscape. She develops digital content, and works on strategy, tool and technology development, outward facing partnerships, and Marketing/PR at WebMD. Additionally for Medscape she is a senior adviser and writes commentaries on innovative health, and business of medicine. She is founder and host of the series Uncharted Medicine, on ‘disruptive’ medicine outside the box.

With key experiences in healthcare digital media as well as video and broadcast, she ensures that content on WebMD is current accurate and oversees the a network of physicians involved in this process. She has developed, with a team, products such as the WebMD Baby and Pregnancy Apps, and recently published a paper in Nature with Scripps using Apple Research Kit to digitally monitor pregnancy.

She regularly participates in Special Reports for WebMD as well as Medscape. As a spokesperson, she appears as an expert for national media including CNN, HLN, and NPR. She has helped with WebMD partnerships including HCS, Sanford and the Jed Foundation and has presented on digital communications at the FDA Adverse Events and Safe Use symposia, for the FDA, the International Congress of Pediatrics and at the AAP and she has moderated talks with Former First Lady Michelle Obama as well as the CEO of UNICEF Caryl Stern and Former CDC Director, DrTom Frieden.

In a broader philanthropic area, Dr Bhargava is on the regional UNICEF Board, has traveled to Haiti for humanitarian efforts and is involved with the GA Early Education. She is an executive member of the Committee on Communications and Media for American Academy of Pediatrics.

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