Dr. Rashid Bhat was born in the valley of Kashmir, now lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, and works as an Internist at the Reliant Medical Group. Dr. Bhat has a Ph. D from AMU Aligarh and an MD from St. Georges University. He has completed post doctoral fellowships at the Dartmouth college and the University of Massachusetts, and has published several research articles in the fields of Molecular Pharmacology and Biochemistry. Dr. Bhat is a founding member of KEI and strongly believes in its vision and strategy. His interests include education, peace and social justice. Dr. Bhat loves the outdoors and enjoys trekking in the pastures and mountains of Kashmir.