I am a medical informatician, health program evaluator, translational medicine specialist, academic and entrepreneur. I am also a certified health informatician and certified health executive. Further, I am a World Health Organisation (WHO) recognised digital health expert, a Fellow with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Australasian College of Health Service Management and European Academy of Translational Medicine. In addition, I am a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy of UK and a practitioner member of the UK Faculty of Public Health. I sit on the editorial boards of the Journal of Medical AI, International Journal of Healthcare Management, Journal of Hospital Management and Policy, Frontiers Field Journal, BMC Medical Education and Digital Journal of Clinical Medicine. I also sit on the Advisory Boards for Future Medicine AI (UK), ACHSM Victoria Branch, and Healthvarsity (UAE). In 2021, I was awarded the Global Achievers Award by the Indian Achievers Forum and recognised by the UK Faculty of Public Health for outstanding contributions to the public health efforts against COVID-19. In the past, I have been selected by the Ministry of Health New Zealand and European Commission for leadership scholarships and by LinkedIn Australia as one of their most viewed profiles. My papers about AI in healthcare have been cited by the US Government, WHO and several other leading organisations. I have patents pending in the United States and Australia for an autonomous healthcare system. I have authored several books including books about artificial intelligence, health program evaluation and higher education research. I am now in the process of drafting a textbook about artificial intelligence in healthcare and a book about improving healthcare access via technology and innovation.
In my research and professional work, I am currently focused on 1) the theory and application of artificial intelligence techniques and program evaluation methodologies in the healthcare sector 2) teaching of hospital management theories and their application and 3) advising innovative health tech startups and organisations.
I have detailed my specialties and experience below (In the other webpages of this site, I list my qualifications, have a blog on medical informatics, program evaluation and healthcare policy issues , a list of projects and conferences I have been involved with and publications I have contributed to).If interested to connect, please use the contact webpage.
Medical Informatics : Application of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare &
Evaluation of Health Services/Programs : a) Traditional approaches like before and after intervention assessments and impact assessments. and b) Theory-Driven Approaches like realist evaluation and theories of change.
Experience My work experience spans across four continents , across health service areas (such as Hospitals, Primary Care Clinics , Public Health units) and across institutions like Ministries/Departments of Health, International Health Organisations, District Health Boards and various Universities. I provide more details of the projects and programs that I have managed in the projects webpage.