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Dr Arun P Jose
Deputy Director - Centre for Digital Health
Dr. Arun Jose is Deputy Director of the Centre for Digital Health, Public Health Foundation of India. Dr Jose is a physician and public health specialist by training. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Reproductive and Child Health Programmes from the Indian Institute of Public Health and UNICEF, and is currently pursuing his PhD in Translational Research and Implementation Sciences at Maastricht University, Netherlands.
Dr. Jose was awarded the NIH funded Global Public Health Leader fellowship in leadership and implementation sciences at the Rollin’s School of Public Health, Emory University in the year 2016. He is a fellow of the International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, and fellow of the World Heart Federation’s Emerging Leaders program.
He currently leads an innovative assisted telemedicine initiative – Digisahayam – being implemented in various parts of India. He also leads capacity building programs in hypertension, cardiovascular disease and stroke for physicians in India. He was the Deputy Chair of the South & West Asia, Middle East Regional Advisory Group of the International Society of Hypertension from 2018-20 and has been country leader for the society’s May Measurement Month initiative that has screened over 4.7 million for raised blood pressure across the world and approximately 900,000 individuals in India.
Research Summary and Interests
Dr Jose has numerous publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He has also contributed to various book chapters and editorials. His research interests include hypertension, cardiovascular disease, implementation research, knowledge translation, health systems strengthening, capacity building and digital health.
Areas of Expertise
- Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
- Primary Health Care
- Health Promotion
- Global Health
- Disease Control/Disease Burden
- Community Health
- Implementation Research
- Health System
Other Areas of Expertise