About Rik Mehta
U.S. Senate hopeful Dr. Rik Mehta is a biotech entrepreneur, innovator, healthcare policy expert and a licensed pharmacist and attorney. Trained at world-renowned Rutgers University as a pharmacist and lawyer, Dr. Mehta has emerged as a top potential candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in 2020 because of his intimate knowledge of the issues that matter to New Jersey. As a small business owner and a first-generation American, he’s a staunch advocate for defending our Constitutional rights, an affordable, accessible putting healthcare system that’s built for generations to come, and building New Jersey’s economy for the future
Rik is married to his energetic wife Reema and they have three little gentlemen and their dog Dexter. STEM-educated at Rutgers and Johns Hopkins, Reema is also an influential leader and scientist in her field. She is a former FDA official, and currently serves as Pfizer’s Head of Global Risk Management and Safety Surveillance Research. The two met at their alma mater, Rutgers School of Pharmacy, where they were married. They currently reside in Morris County, Chester Township.
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