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Sonak Pastakia

Professor in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy's Center for Health Equity and Innovation

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Sonak Pastakia Biography

Sonak D. Pastakia is a professor in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy's Center for Health Equity and Innovation. Pastakia has spent the last ten years based in western Kenya working with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program to provide comprehensive population health.

Through his efforts in Kenya, he has assumed a variety of roles including, serving as a consultant for Abbott to design chronic disease care in India, being a founding member and a member of the board of directors of the Tumaini Street Youth Center, serving as co-chair of the Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) Pharmacy department, and being a principal investigator or co-investigator on several National Institutes of Health and Medical Research Council Grants. Within these roles, he has focused on implementing a wide variety of programs including a rural diabetes care program which currently serves over 5,000 patients with diabetes and has screened over 50,000 people, a portable care system linked to microfinance groups which provides chronic disease management services, a pharmacy distribution system which provides antiretroviral medications to over 150,000 HIV-infected patients receiving care at over 500 clinics throughout western Kenya, and an anticoagulation monitoring program which serves over 2,700 patients.

With the Africa Bureau, Sonak Pastakia is helping to coordinate activities amongst the many US governmental agencies involved with supporting development efforts in Africa. His primary focus areas are to create mechanisms by which programs for Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa can be advanced. In addition, he is also working to promote multi-sectoral efforts to enhance the depth, breadth, and quality of service delivery for programs supported by USAID in the Africa region.

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  • How do I book Sonak Pastakia to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Sonak Pastakia for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Sonak Pastakia, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Sonak Pastakia or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Sonak Pastakia

    Speaking fees for Sonak Pastakia, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Sonak Pastakia are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Sonak Pastakia, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Sonak Pastakia speak about?

    Sonak Pastakia is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Health and Wellness, Healthcare and Medical, Non Profit, Professors, Speakers by Industry, University Speakers.
  • Where does Sonak Pastakia travel from?

    Sonak Pastakia generally travels from West Lafayette, IN, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Sonak Pastakia’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Sonak Pastakia for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sonak Pastakia for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Sonak Pastakia or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Professor in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy's Center for Health Equity and Innovation

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Sonak Pastakia Biography

Sonak D. Pastakia is a professor in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy's Center for Health Equity and Innovation. Pastakia has spent the last ten years based in western Kenya working with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program to provide comprehensive population health.

Through his efforts in Kenya, he has assumed a variety of roles including, serving as a consultant for Abbott to design chronic disease care in India, being a founding member and a member of the board of directors of the Tumaini Street Youth Center, serving as co-chair of the Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) Pharmacy department, and being a principal investigator or co-investigator on several National Institutes of Health and Medical Research Council Grants. Within these roles, he has focused on implementing a wide variety of programs including a rural diabetes care program which currently serves over 5,000 patients with diabetes and has screened over 50,000 people, a portable care system linked to microfinance groups which provides chronic disease management services, a pharmacy distribution system which provides antiretroviral medications to over 150,000 HIV-infected patients receiving care at over 500 clinics throughout western Kenya, and an anticoagulation monitoring program which serves over 2,700 patients.

With the Africa Bureau, Sonak Pastakia is helping to coordinate activities amongst the many US governmental agencies involved with supporting development efforts in Africa. His primary focus areas are to create mechanisms by which programs for Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa can be advanced. In addition, he is also working to promote multi-sectoral efforts to enhance the depth, breadth, and quality of service delivery for programs supported by USAID in the Africa region.

Sonak Pastakia Videos

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FAQs on booking Sonak Pastakia

  • How do I book Sonak Pastakia to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Sonak Pastakia for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Sonak Pastakia, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Sonak Pastakia or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Sonak Pastakia

    Speaking fees for Sonak Pastakia, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Sonak Pastakia are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Sonak Pastakia, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Sonak Pastakia speak about?

    Sonak Pastakia is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Health and Wellness, Healthcare and Medical, Non Profit, Professors, Speakers by Industry, University Speakers.
  • Where does Sonak Pastakia travel from?

    Sonak Pastakia generally travels from West Lafayette, IN, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Sonak Pastakia’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Sonak Pastakia for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sonak Pastakia for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Sonak Pastakia or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Sonak Pastakia is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sonak Pastakia for your event is available upon request. Sonak Pastakia generally travels from West Lafayette, IN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jonathan LaPook, Inder Singh, Jon Kolkin, M.D., Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella and Stephanie Lheureux. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sonak Pastakia for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sonak Pastakia Speaker Videos

  • Sonak Pastakia: Bridging Income Generation
    Global Policy Research Institute's Policy Research for a Changing World "Grand Challenge" Conference

Sonak Pastakia News

  • Lessons in explaining viruses to the public: rely on the science

    At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of informing people to help them make their own decisions is growing. Many regions are lifting social distancing recommendations, but epidemiologists warn of a surge in cases if restrictions are lifted too soon. One challenge in keeping people informed, though, is that there is still so much uncertainty around the novel coronavirus....

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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