Vivek Mehta graduated with Honors in 2006 from the University of California - Irvine, with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of California – Irvine. His thesis focus on the effects of environmental pollutants on the innate immune response. Vivek was named one of the top 20 undergraduate students in the United States by USA Today for his academic and research accomplishments.
Vivek's current research focus is investigating physiological and biomechanical factors that influence clinical outcomes after spinal fusion procedures.
Vivek is currently a medical student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is expected to obtain his medical degree in 2011.