Ravi received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Anthropology from Harvard University. He obtained his MD from Baylor College of Medicine and a PhD in Biological Sciences in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Raju completed his pediatric residency training at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. He is interested in building a mechanistic framework to better understand how social determinants of health modulate disease risk. He works in the laboratory of Professor Li-Huei Tsai in the Picower Institute of Learning and Memory at MIT where he uses mouse models and epigenetic tools to study how exposure to toxic stress and early life adversity affect brain development.