Priya is from India. She completed her Bachelor Degree in Nursing at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and Science in Karnataka, India in 2012. After her studies, she worked in Wockhardt Multispecialty Hospital in the state of Maharashtra. She specialized in Intensive Care Unit and Infection Control, however, during her working years she developed a keen interest in the areas of Public Health and Development. Within the context of the MAHASSA program, she would like aim to sharpen this focus and to gain relevant research skills in the areas of her interest.