Jigar Mehta, ’17

Jigar Mehta

Major: Pharmacy

Jigar Mehta came to Northeastern from Ahmedabad, India. As a high school freshman in India, Jigar started a small non­profit orga­ni­za­tion called Give a Week, which engaged stu­dents in com­mu­nity ser­vice projects for one week each month. Mehta has also spent time researching skin dis­eases and epi­ge­netic ther­a­pies for cancer as an Advanced Trainee for Uni­versal Pharma’s research lab­o­ra­tory. Building upon his dual desires to be of service to others and to engage in rigorous research, Jigar is currently studying Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the Bouve College of Health Sciences.