Dr Soumyadeep Bhaumik
Co-Head, Meta-research and Evidence Synthesis Unit Senior Research Fellow, Injury Division
MBBS, M.Sc (International Public Health)
Soumyadeep is a medical doctor and international public health specialist, working on evidence synthesis, meta-research, health policy. His work in injury is focused around snakebite and drowning. He has been working on employing and innovating (systematic reviews, rapid evidence synthesis, national evidence gap map, lot quality assurance sampling) on a diverse range of methodologies to ensure fit-for-purpose approaches to inform policy, practice and future research. His work has informed multiple WHO guidelines, technical documents, national and sub-national health policies. He is also interested in addressing equity and understanding ethics and moral philosophies which underpin current research and global health ecosystems.
Soumyadeep has studied medicine at Bankura Sammilani Medical College, India and international public health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. He has previously worked as a researcher with the Public Health Foundation of India, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Cochrane South Asia and as an emergency physician in Columbia Asia Hospitals, Salt Lake. Soumyadeep is also an Associate Editor, Evidence Synthesis, BMJ Global Health, Academic Editor, Evidence use - research and policy in PloS Global Public Health and is the Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Priority Setting Methods Group