Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
Indira P. Jevaji, M.D., M.S.L.
Senior Medical Officer
Dr. Indira Jevaji joined the Office of Research on Women’s Health in June 2008 as a Senior Medical Officer. In this capacity, Dr. Jevaji serves as an integral member of the ORWH research and policy staff and as ORWH adviser on medical aspects of research, including those related to the ethical, social, and legal implications of women’s health research.
Dr. Jevaji comes to the ORWH from her position as medical officer in the Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) where she also served on several Centers for Disease Control and Prevention working groups for the Advisory Committee of Immunization Practice (ACIP). She was awarded the Administrator’s Citation for Outstanding Group Performance from the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities for her service on the HHS/HRSA Medical Claims Review Panel.
Educated in India, Dr. Jevaji immigrated to the United States in 1990 with her husband and two children and completed her internship at the University of California, Irvine. Subsequently, she transferred to Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh to complete her residency in pediatrics. She received a Master’s in Study of Law (MSL) from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with a concentration in Health Law and Policy.
At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center she served as teaching faculty and pediatric consultant and was the Director of Pediatric Advanced Life Support Program for the residency program. Dr. Jevaji also served as a clinical assistant professor for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been an active member of several professional and administrative committees. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she was the Director of SAI Medical Center in Lower Burrell, PA, where she practiced clinical medicine in an underserved community.