Maya Prabhu, M.SC., MD, LL.B.


Medical Advisor

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine Lead Counsel for Sustainable International Health Law, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

Dr. Maya Prabhu is currently a Physician in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is also Lead Counsel for Sustainable International Health Law at the CISDL. Dr. Prabhu received her LL.B. from McGill University, M.D. from Dalhousie Medical School, M.Sc. in Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and her A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard University.

Dr. Prabhu’s past experience includes health policy analysis at the United Nations Policy Development Branch, the International Affairs Division of Health Canada, the Canadian International Development Agency and the Manitoba Center for Health Policy and Evaluation. She has previously practiced corporate litigation at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and most recently was a Deputy Counsel with the Volcker investigation into the UN Oil-for-Food-Programme.