This item is an audio file.

Oral History Interview with Sridhar Venkatapuram

Dr. Sridhar Venkatapuram is a health policy & ethics scholar, and a Senior Lecturer in Global Health and Philosophy at King's College in London, England. He grew up in Minneapolis, went to Brown University for his undergraduate degree, received an MPH from Harvard University, and eventually completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge, under the guidance of Amartya Sen. In his oral history interview, Sridhar describes how he started working at the intersection of HIV/AIDS and human rights, his time with South Asian AIDS Action in the early 1990s, and how his experiences led him to develop a framework for health as a human right, using HIV/AIDS as a case study. Sridhar identifies as a gay South Asian male.

Gender & Sexuality

Duration: 01:30:15

Date: February 6, 2021
Subject(s): Sridhar Venkatapuram
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Nikhil D. Patil
Location: Atlanta, GA

Collection: Nikhil D. Patil Fellowship Project
Item History: 2021-06-25 (created); 2024-05-26 (modified)

* This digital object may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media without express written consent from the copyright holder and the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. If you are the rightful copyright holder of this item and its use online constitutes an infringement of your copyright, please contact us by email at to discuss its removal from the archive.