Contact Details

Phone: 09438507024
Associate Professor

Dr Panda is a faculty in IIPHB-PHFI since 2010. He has worked in multiple public health thematic areas: adolescent health, eye care, child health, health systems, tobacco control, and local self-governance in health. He has led several research projects in PHFI since 2010. With more than 15 years of experience in the discipline of public health, he draws heavily from his public health practice while with international agencies, such as, Pathfinder International, Sightsavers International and CARE International during 2003-07. Further, from 2008 to 2010, he worked with the Ministry of Health, Government of Odisha; and joined PHFI – IIPHB in Aug 2010. In last eight years, he has published 15 peer-reviewed papers; led as PI more than 10 studies/projects; led 12 reports / policy briefs; and presented in more than 6 international/national conferences.

Professional Affiliations

Task Force Member of the Government of West Bengal on IYCF

State Task Force on Nursing – Member Convenor, Government of Odisha

Life time member – International Association of Public Policy

Member – Indian Association of Public Health

Center Affiliations
Research Summary and Interests

His research areas are: child health, programme evaluations, tobacco control, health systems research, local self-governance in health, implementation research, and information management system.

Areas of Expertise
  • Neonatal Health and Child Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Primary Health Care
  • Implementation Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
  • General Management
  • Project/Programme Management/Implementation
  • Operation Management
  • External Communication