Thabit Pulak

Thabit Pulak graduated with a B.S. degree from Duke in 2018, as one of 18 Angier B. Duke Scholars awarded a full scholarship. He is the founder of iKormi, a nonprofit organization devoted to the manufacture and distribution of affordable arsenic water filters to fight the epidemic of arsenic water poisoning in Bangladesh’s rural communities. Currently Thabit works as a laboratory project manager at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, with a focus on environmental toxicology. He plans on applying to medical school, aiming to work in rural emergency medicine, with continued involvement in nonprofit health work