Prof. Sanjay Zodpey presently works as Vice President and Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi. He also served as Director of Indian Institutes of Public Health at Gandhinagar and Bhubaneswar. Earlier he worked as Professor at
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty in Clinical Epidemiology Unit and Vice
Dean at Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. He also holds joint appointment as
Adjunct Faculty at Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University,
Georgia, Adjunct Professor in Public Health Leadership, Gillings School of Global Public Health,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and Honorary Professor, Sydney Medical
School, The University of Sydney, Australia.
By training he is a physician, public health specialist, and epidemiologist and has completed all his medical education - MBBS, MD and PhD from Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. He has also acquired post-graduate qualifications in Sociology, Public Administration and Economics from Nagpur University. Prof. Zodpey has been involved in several major national and international research initiatives, which have contributed significantly to the field of public health. He is the Editor of Indian Journal of Public Health and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion. He is the Member of Executive Committee and Vice-
Chair of Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health [GEMNet-Health]. Earlier, he served as the Member of IOM Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education.
His current professional interests include health systems research, health workforce development, education of health professionals, maternal and child health and vaccines. As the voice of academic medicine and public health he also spoke extensively on the need to reform and transform health professional education for creating competent and motivated health