Sneha Dave, BA

Generation Patient

Titles and Affiliations: 

  • Founder, Generation Patient

Sneha graduated from Indiana University in May 2020, majoring in chronic illness advocacy and journalism. She created Generation Patient to develop support systems for adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions across the U.S. and internationally. She is proud to work with a team composed entirely of young adults with chronic conditions and keep Generation Patient independent of funding from the private healthcare industry. Sneha has spoken on Capitol Hill, featured nationally on C-SPAN, and is a past contributor for U.S. News and World Report. She also serves on the patient editorial panel for the British Medical Journal, on a grantmaking committee with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and as part of the Yale Collaboration Regulatory Rigor, Integrity, and Transparency advisory board. Sneha was awarded two academic fellowships with the Association of Health Care Journalists. For her work, the We Are Family Foundation selected her as one of the most influential teenagers in 2018 and was recognized as an American Association of People with Disabilities Emerging Leader in 2020.