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Shanti Nulu, M.D., MPH


Baylor College of Medicine

MPH, Global Health
Harvard School of Public Health


Fellowship, General Cardiology
New York Medical College/Westchester Medical

Fellowship, Cardiac Imaging
Yale University/Yale New Haven Hospital


Shanti Nulu, M.D., MPH, is a general cardiologist with advanced training in echocardiography, as well as degrees in global health (MPH) and medical anthropology (M.A.). She is dedicated to working with underserved populations, both locally in Austin and globally with AMPATH in Kenya. She works with Central Health to lead new initiatives for socially oriented heart failure care and increased access to specialty services for the underserved population in Travis County. She is also actively engaged in global cardiology through AMPATH and has a special interest and expertise in rheumatic heart disease. She works collaboratively on building surgical capacity for endemic rheumatic heart disease in Eldoret, Kenya.

Nulu regularly attends on the general cardiology consultation services at Ascension Seton Medical Center and Dell Seton Medical Center. She is part of the Ascension Seton/Dell Medical School cardiology fellowship core faculty and directs the ambulatory cardiology fellowship experience at CommUnityCare Health Centers. She also regularly teaches an elective in medical anthropology for Dell Med students. She is an Austin native and enjoys spending time in Austin parks with her husband and three children on weekends.

Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
Awards & Honors
  • Global Health Studies Award, Glickenhaus Fund
    Harvard School of Public Health, 2014
  • Teaching Award
    New York Medical College, 2012
  • International Health Project Award
    Baylor College of Medicine, 2005
  • Social Medicine Award, Crichton Fund
    Harvard University, 2004