Dr Raywat Deonandan is an epidemiologist and science communicator specializing in global health. His research involves, most prominently, the emerging global industry of so-called reproductive tourism, along with the creative analysis of administrative data, the epidemiology and ethics of assisted reproductive technologies and the exploration of novel avenues of medical education.
Dr. Deonandan embraces new media to engage in public education. He is the co-host of the science education podcast and the creator of a in partnership with private industry. He also writes regularly for the lay media, including a regular .
Dr. Deonandan is the founder and executive editor of the , a peer-reviewed science journal run by students. In 2014, he founded , to provide inexpensive e-textbooks to low income learners. And in 2011, he founded the , an initiative to reduce anxiety among new university students by connecting them with advanced students for social support in light of increasing campus emotional stress.