I am Neelu Paleti, a rising undergraduate senior studying Health and Societies with a concentration in Health Policy. This summer I will be conducting my senior thesis project, tentatively titled Modern Births?: The Construction of Power, Choice, and Safety of Caesarean Deliveries in South India. This research stems from my broader interests in maternal and […]
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Neelu is a rising senior from Dublin, Ohio, studying Health and Societies at Penn. Her research interests lie in maternal and child health policies, as well as the institutionalization of medicine in India. Her senior thesis research revolves around the construction of power, choice, and safety in caesarean deliveries in South India. This research will explore how broader themes of decision-making and patient-provider dynamics affect the rising rates of C-sections in regions of India.