Selvam is a first year epidemiology PhD student whose interests include pharmacoepidemiology, causal inference, and comparative effectiveness research. Specifically, Selvam is interested in applying causal inference methodologies to assess the real-world effectiveness of systemic therapies used to treat geriatric patients with rare diseases. He earned a B.S. in Statistics and B.A. in Gender Studies with Cum Laude Honors from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior to joining the Brown School of Public Health, Selvam was a senior analyst in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) at Analysis Group, Inc.