Dr. Raju Paul was born in India, and raised in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. A summer project on Hansen’s disease in high school was the seed for a career in clinical medicine. In 2005, Dr Raju Paul joined the Father Muller Medical College in Mangalore, India. She then completed her one-year compulsory rotating residential internship at Christian Medical College and Hospital Vellore, India. Dr Raju Paul quickly developed a liking for internal medicine, in particular infectious diseases and endocrinology. She thoroughly enjoys patient care, and decided to purse an internal medicine residency in the USA. In 2014, she was given the opportunity to volunteer at the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center in Boston, and it was during her time here that she developed an interest in immunology. Dr Raju Paul later joined the VIC as a fellow, and is currently working on the immune profiling of Coxiella burnetti infection using mass cytometry (CyTOF). Prior to joining the VIC, she volunteered as a junior doctor in central India, were she had the opportunity to further develop her clinical skills under the able mentorship of skilled physicians and surgeons.