Cyan is a physician from Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed a master's in public health with a global health specialization through Kings College London. Her research focused on low-cost innovation in surgical care in low-and-middle-income countries. She is a lifelong Atlantic Institute fellow for health equity and services on the Atlantic Institute governing board. She is interested in global health innovation with a focus on creating more environmentally sustainable and equitable healthcare systems. She is currently a Biodesign Fellow at Stanford.
Honors & Awards
Global Health Postdoctoral Affiliate, Centre for global health innovation (25 October 2022)
- Environmental sustainability in healthcare systems: role of frugal innovation. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2023; 383: e076381
- Systematic literature review of the barriers and facilitators of frugal innovation for surgical care in low-income and middle-income countries BMJ INNOVATIONS 2023