Himanshu is working with the Public Health Foundation of India since 2008. He is currently contributing towards academic activities and research in his position as an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Health – Delhi. He is a Community Medicine postgraduate from a premier national institute engaged in service, research and training in medical disciplines. He has also acquired a masters’ degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Sydney – Australia.
He has over 12 years’ experience in public health practice and research. He has served as a doctor in an urban metropolitan hospital with experience of teaching public health to postgraduate medical students, paramedics, and in-service public health professionals over his career. He has actively contributed towards the curriculum designing of a post-graduate diploma program in public health management being offered by PHFI, in collaboration with multiple stakeholders from the government and teaching institutions. He coordinates and leads the Epidemiology module as well as the Systematic Reviews module across academic programs. He covers basic and intermediate epidemiology, including study designs and analysis. He is also a lead workshop coordinator across multiple research methods workshops for public health as well as medical professionals. He is a trainer for the NCDC supported FETP trainings.
Area of Interest
Human resources in health, education for health professionals and program evaluation. He is pursuing opportunities to link evidence-based public health with health programs and policy. He has worked in several research projects in different capacities, from conceptualization, implementation and analysis.