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  • Vivekanand Jha

    Professor Vivekanand Jha

    India

    • Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health, India
    • Professor of Nephrology and James Martin Fellow, University of Oxford

    Professor Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director at The George Institute for Global Health, India, a James Martin Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, and the President of the International Society of Nephrology.

Senior People

  • Alpana Saha

    India

    • Head of Fundraising

    Alpana  Saha has around 18 years of experience, 10 years of which have been in handling corporate fundraising, grant management, institutional fundraising etc.

  • Amit Khanna

    Amit Khanna

    India

    • Director - Finance & Operations

    Amit manages Operations and Finance for India offices at The George Institute for Global Health. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a graduate degree in Commerce from Delhi University. 

  • Dr Arpita Ghosh

    India

    • Senior Research Fellow - Big Data

    Dr Arpita Ghosh works at the George Institute for Global Health India as a Senior Research Fellow on Big Data. Arpita received her doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and post-doctoral training at the National Cancer Institute.

  • D Praveen

    Dr D Praveen

    India

    • Progamme Head, Primary Health Care
    • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

    Dr. Praveen is a public health specialist with thorough knowledge of epidemiological study designs and having a keen interest in systems based innovations to address inequities related to chronic diseases. 

  • Dr Devaki Nambiar

    India

    • Program Head – Health Systems and Equity

    Devaki Nambiar is Program Head – Health Systems and Equity at the George Institute for Global Health. She has a doctorate in public health from Johns Hopkins.Dr. Nambiar has close to a decade and a half of research experience in over half a dozen countries and as many Indian states.

  • Jagnoor Jagnoor

    Dr Jagnoor Jagnoor

    India

    • Senior Research Fellow, Injury Division
    • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
    • Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health University of Sydney and The John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research

    Jagnoor is Senior Research Fellow, with a background in injury epidemiology.

  • Dr Josyula K. Lakshmi

    India

    • Senior Research Fellow
    • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

    Josyula K. Lakshmi is a is a Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute, working on the LIVING study – a lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention in women with prior gestational diabetes.She has a Bachelor's degree in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery, a Master of Science in Health Promotion, and a PhD in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Gerontology.

  • Kannan Krishnaswamy

    India

    • Communications Manager

    Kannan Krishnaswamy has around 24 years of experience, 14 years of which have been as a journalist with The Hindu, one of India’s premier newspapers. 

  • Mohammad Abdul Salam

    India

    • Senior Research Fellow
    • Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

    Salam is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health India. Salam holds a Masters in Pharmacy (Pharmacology) and a PhD in Medicine from The University of Sydney, Australia.

  • Dr Oommen John

    India

    • Senior Research Fellow

    Oommen John is Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute. He completed his undergraduate and post graduate training in Internal Medicine at the Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India. He has also undertaken executive business management training from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

  • Dr Pallab K. Maulik

    India

    • Deputy Director and Director of Research
    • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

    Pallab leads Research department at The George Institute for Global Health, India. He trained as a psychiatrist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, received training in public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, as well as Johns Hopkins School of Public Health where he pursued his Masters and Doctoral training. He brings a wealth of experience to the Institute, with an expertise in mental health.

  • Rohina Joshi

    Associate Prof Rohina Joshi

    Australia

    • Senior Research Fellow
    • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

    Rohina is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney and holds an honorary appointment at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

  • Surekha Garimella

    Dr Surekha Garimella

    • Senior Research Fellow

    Surekha Garimella is a Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute, working on the ARISE Hub –

  • Dr Susmita Chaterjee

    India

    • Senior Health Economist

    Dr Susmita Chaterjee works at The George Institute for Global Health India as a Senior Health Economist. She has a PhD from the University of Calcutta, and is interested in investigating costing of health services, health financing, and economic evaluations. 

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