Dr. Kranti Suresh Vora is working as an Associate Professor at IIPH Gandhinagar since October, 2012. Dr Vora is M.D. (ObGyn) from Gujarat University, MPH from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA and PhD from University of Maryland, USA.
Her past experience extends from private practice specializing in infertility to working in UNFPA-led Government of Gujarat project and in academic institutes. She started her public health career as a consultant in SEWA, Ahmedabad and has also worked on “Averting Maternal Death and Disability” project at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Before starting her doctoral program at University of Maryland, she worked on a SIDA project to improve midwifery practice in India and authored case studies on maternal health situation in India and Gujarat. Highlights of her public health career are establishing emergency obstetric care centers in Gujarat for the first time and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship to pursue MPH at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. At University of Maryland, Dr Vora was an international teaching fellow and independently taught maternal child health courses.
She is currently engaged in managing various projects in maternal health area with international partners such as Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and University of Aberdeen, UK along with teaching and mentoring postgraduate students.
Areas of Interest:
Maternal health, Reproductive health, Health systems, Health policy, Healthcare management, Qualitative research