Entrepreneur Dr Rik Mehta has become the first Indian-American to win the Republican primary election for the Senate seat from the US state of New Jersey. He will face Democratic senator Cory Booker in the November elections. Mehta was a former US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official. He is an innovator, a biotech entrepreneur, a licensed pharmacist, a healthcare policy expert and an attorney. Mehta did his BS in pharmacy from Rutgers University, USA.
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