Dr B. S. Singh is a demographer and monitoring & evaluation specialist. He obtained Ph.D in Population Studies and Certificate Course in Population Studies (CPS) from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. He has completed Certificate Course in Planning and Management Information Systems from Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Boston, Massachusetts, United states of America. He has worked in several large-scale project supported by USAID-India in the area of Maternal, New Born, Child Health, Family Planning and Urban Health during the period of 1995-13. Prior joining IIHMR, New Delhi, he worked as Project Director in Health of the Urban Poor project implemented by IIHMR, Jaipur, Deputy General Manager (Research & Evaluation) in State Innovations in Family Planning Services Project Agency (SIFPSA), Lucknow, Assistant Director in MAMTA- Health Institute for Mother & Child, New Delhi and Head-MIS & System in Deepak Foundation, Vadodara. His areas of interest are program planning, monitoring & evaluation, health survey research and project management. In addition to several research publication, he has also published a book “ Methods for estimating demographic parameters at sub-national level”.
Dr. Nitish Dogra
Dr. Nitish Dogra has done his MBBS and MD from University of Delhi. He has also received a Master of Public Health degree from the world renowned Johns Hopkins University (JHU), United States. Subsequently he has worked in several coveted institutions including JHU, INCLEN and TERI. He had earlier served as Assistant Professor at IIHMR, Delhi from 2009-2014. In addition he was selected for a Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program Fellowship for 2013-14 by the United States Department of State and the Government of India. During this period he was based at JHU as a Visiting Faculty. He convened the Understanding Climate and Health Associations in India (UCHAI) training workshop in 2015 which was partially supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Government. He has brought out the edited volume Climate Change and Disease Dynamics in India, the first such book on the topic with 28 authors across India, United States, Belgium and New Zealand. Dr. Dogra has also worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) as consultant, temporary adviser and project principal investigator at different points of time. In August 2014, he delivered on request, an invited commentary at the Conference on Health & Climate at WHO Headquarters, Geneva. This was the first global ministerial level meeting on the subject where he was one of three delegates from India. Besides, his innovation linking a community based air quality monitoring system with social media has been featured on BBC and Times of India, amongst other places.
Associate Professor & Controller of Examinations
Dr. Anandhi Ramachandran is a Healthcare Information with several years of experiences that cuts across academics, research and training. After completing her PhD degree from University of Madras, she undertook short stints of post-doctoral research experiences from Department of Civil Eng. IIT, Madras and later in Lab of Membrane Biophysics & Biochemistry, NIAAA, NIH, and Rockville, USA. She also has additional post graduate diploma degrees in Computer Management (PGDCM), Management with Information System Specialization (PGDBM(IS)), Bioinformatics and Public Health Informatics (PGDPHI). Her professional experience includes working as a product manager in designing and developing healthcare and medical software products. Dr. Anandhi’s specialty encompasses the integration of evolving technology into Healthcare Practices. For past 20 years she has been actively engaged in teaching, research, training healthcare professionals and consultancy with particular focus on design, development, and implementation of simple technology-based solutions for delivering effective and quality healthcare. She has been privileged to work with top government education organization like NIELIT (formerly DOEACC) and is in continuous association with professional bodies like, Indian Association for Medical Informatics, Indian Association for Patient Groups, HIMSS India (Education and Women in HIT chapters) and International Society for Telemedicine and E-Health. Serving in cross-functional capacities and professional bodies have acquainted her with the best of field practices and awareness of the healthcare information technology environment. She has published many scholarly articles, has a well-funded research track, and plays active role as reviewer in notable journals like BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Journal of Medical Internet Research and International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics. Her research interests include healthcare technology implementation (telemedicine & mobile apps), healthcare data science, healthcare technology evaluation, and utilizing the knowledge and experience gained to digital health skill building among healthcare professionals and students.
Dr. Manish Priyadarshi
Dr. Manish Priyadarshi has a M. Phil and PhD in urban health from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; Manish Priyadarshi is a Passionate and Result oriented health professional with more than decade of experience in Health and Health policy, Advocacy, Integrated Program Planning, Research, Documentation, Programme Implementation, Partnership Management, Technical Assistance to National and State Government and Resource Mobilisation. Dr Manish started his career in health as Programme coordinator in 2007 and has worked in every level of providing solutions and leadership in Health sector. As his career progressed, he worked as Consultant (Research and Evaluation), Research Head and Director (Research and Projects) with Government, Corporate and Research Organizations respectively. Dr Manish Priyadarshi, presented papers at National and International conferences on health and allied sectors and member of Young Demographer (Rostock) and Institute of Social Research (Hamburg). Currently, Dr Manish Priyadarshi working as Associate Professor Public health at IIHMR, New Delhi. He teaches the courses- Public health, Health Economics and Organizations Management.
Dr. Nishikant Bele
Associate Professor & In-Charge IT Solutions and IT Department
Dr. Nishikant Bele is an Associate Professor in the area of Information System. He has received his MCA from Amravati University Amravati, Maharashtra and Doctorate in Computer Science from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Dr. Nishikant has over 16 years of experience in teaching, training, administration and research with prominent organizations. He is a SAP certified ERP Solution consultant. He had published research papers in various journals of international repute and has attended and presented papers in many international and national conferences. Dr. Nishikant Bele has conducted MDP for Uttar Pradesh Police on Computer Competency. His areas of interest are: Business Intelligence, ERP, Data Modeling & Database Designing, Data Analysis through MS-Excel, Web and Text Mining.
Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Training)
Ms. Nikita Sabherwal is Healthcare Quality and Hospital Administration Professional with over 19 years of work experience .Ms. Sabherwal has done PGDHM (Hospital Management) from IIHMR Jaipur, M.Phil (Hospital & Health System Management) from BITS Pilani and Ph.D (pursuing) from Manav Rachana University, Faridabad.
She is also an MBA by Training .
She has successfully completed her Advance Quality Management Program from IIM Ahmedabad .
Ms Sabherwal has worked with various top corporate chains like Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare, Max Healthcare Medifriend Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, , INLEAD, Medfort Hospital Pvt. Ltd etc
She is also an empaneled NABH assessor and JCI trained.
Dr. Vinay Tripathi
Dr. Vinay Tripathi has received his academic training in the discipline of Anthropology and obtained Masters, M.Phil. and Ph.D from University of Hyderabad. Before joining IHMR-Delhi, he was working with IHMR-Bangalore and was involved in teaching courses on Demography, Research Methodology, Health Survey and MIS in Healthcare. With more than five years of rich experience in the field of research and development, he has coordinated and evaluated different projects related to health, water and sanitation, education and rural development domain. With sound understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, he has been instrumental in developing various research grants and proposals. He has presented papers in national conferences and published paper in a book of international repute.
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