Vidit Munshi entered the Harvard PhD program in Health Policy in 2014. Prior to joining, he graduated with a BA in Economics from Boston University in 2008 and returned to complete an MA in Economics from Boston University in 2010.  In 2011, Vidit joined the Institute for Technology Assessment at Massachusetts General Hospital working on lung cancer screening projects including comparative modeling work as part of the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) to inform the 2013 guidelines by the US Preventive Services Task Force recommending screening for lung cancer.  In addition, Vidit has worked on projects related to determining the value of cancer screening in the United States, health IT intervention cost-effectiveness, and development of a liver cancer model. His current interests include cancer screening, hospital quality of care, and healthcare disparities.