Contact Details

Phone: 9971696838
Raj Mohan Panda
Additional Professor

Dr.Rajmohan Panda MD, MPH is a Additional Professor at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). Dr Panda trained in Medicine in a Government college in Odisha and in Public Health in the USA at Emory. Prior to joining PHFI, He had various stints as a primary care doctor, evaluation research ij nutrition and health projects in India and in tobacco control in the USA

He joined PHFI in 2008 and has since then led several projects in implementation research at PHFI. issues like Nutrition, Maternal Child health, Tobacco Control, and in the designing of health sector reforms for Universal Health Coverage. He has worked widely across India with various stakeholders and funding agencies including State Health Departments, Ministry of Health and Family welfare- Govt. of India, Gates foundation, USAID, UNICEF, DFID, Wellcome trust, Medical research council UK, Swedish research council.

Dr Panda has also been the recipient of several fellowships in Public Health Leadership . Dr Panda has a certificate in Global Tobacco Control Leadership Program from Johns Hopkins, a Public Health Leader Implementation research certificate in Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) from Emory University, USA and has been recognized as an emerging leader by the World Heart Federation , Geneva.

He also teaches health systems research and other courses at the IIPH-D

Professional Affiliations

Global Bridges @mayoclinic

Center Affiliations
  • PHFI
Research Summary and Interests

Research Summary: He has led several studies on evaluation of Public Health projects/ programs/. He has authored academic case studies on pertinent public health issues ranging from maternal child health to examining system’s capacity in chronic /Non communicable Diseases (NCD).

Research Interest: Health Services Research in primary care, Quality of Health care, Access, Evaluation of project/programs, Process evaluation using mixed methods , Access for universal health care

Areas of Expertise
  • Maternal Health/Women’s Health
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Reproductive Health/Sexual Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
  • Tobacco Control
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Primary Health Care
  • EHealth/mHealth
  • Health Promotion
  • Global Health
  • Community Health
  • Implementation Research
  • Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research
  • Behaviour Change
  • Complex interventions
  • Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Technical Advisor
  • Project/Programme Management/Implementation