As Vice President and Medical Director for RGA’s U.S. Individual Life division, Dr. Preeti Dalawari provides expert case consulting and underwriter education to RGA clients, as well as manual and guideline development within the U.S. market. A board-certified Emergency Medicine physician, she is an experienced clinician and educator, and she continues to serve as a volunteer professor of surgery at Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Medicine.
Dr. Dalawari received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from Pennsylvania State University and her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Jefferson Medical College in a six-year combined undergraduate and medical school degree program. She completed a three-year residency in emergency medicine at the Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, and received a Master of Science in public health and epidemiology (M.S.P.H.) from Saint Louis University School of Public Health and Social Justice.
Prior to joining RGA in 2020, Dr. Dalawari had more than 14 years of clinical experience at SLU, including nine years as Research Director in its Division of Emergency Medicine. During that time, she published more than 25 articles and edited an inaugural textbook on Social Emergency Medicine. Dr. Dalawari currently enjoys academic pursuits through The Longer Life Foundation, a collaboration of RGA and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, for which she serves as Deputy Managing Director as well as Director of Member Engagement.