Kanika Kalra, LLM

Kanika Kalra is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Global Health
Science and Security at Georgetown University. At CGHSS, her work focuses on legal research on multilateralism and international law, relevant to preparing for and responding to future epidemics and pandemics.

Prior to starting at CGHSS, Kanika completed her LL.M. in National and Global Health laws from Georgetown Law specialising in food and drug law. Alongside her LL.M. degree, Kanika worked as a research assistant at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, working with the Healthy Families Initiative, Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative, and Law of International Development Initiative. Additionally, Kanika was also a spring 2021 Global Health Initiative student fellow working with Professor Lawrence Gostin. Kanika majored in philosophy from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, India, and went on to complete her first degree in law from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India, where she developed a keen interest in the intersection of medical innovations, patents, and law.