I am a medical informatician, health program evaluator, translational medicine specialist, academic and entrepreneur. I am also a World Health Organisation (WHO) recognised digital health expert, a Fellow with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Australasian College of Health Service Management, European Academy of Translational Medicine and Higher Education Academy of UK in addition to being a practitioner member of the UK Faculty of Public Health. I sit on the editorial boards of the Journal of Medical AI, Telehealth and Medicine Today, International Journal of Healthcare Management , Journal of Hospital Management and Policy, and Frontiers Field Journal. In 2021, I have been awarded the Global Achievers Award by the Indian Achievers Forum and recognised by the UK Faculty of Public Heath 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 a 'Top Voice' in 2019. My papers about AI in healthcare have been cited by the US Government, WHO and several other leading organisations. I have a patent for an AI enabled behavioural modification system and also have a patent pending in the United States and Australia for an autonomous health system. 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.