He has done is Doctor of Public Health Degree from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, USA. He has worked as a post doctoral fellow at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in USA. He has also worked as Senior Management Advisor to the Averting Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (AMDD) program of Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York. His areas of interest include management of Maternal Health programs and health systems improvement, quality of care, reproductive healthcare, and management of services.
He has delivered lectures at several health and management institutes. Has published several articles in professional journals, book chapters and working papers. Has developed courses on services management & health and hospital management for PGP students. Teaches course on public management to FPM students. Current work includes management of maternal health programs, quality of health services and top management capacity for health. Consultant to several international organizations including Columbia University, WHO, UNICEF, CARE, Aga Khan Foundation, UNDP/World Bank and government of India's health and family welfare departments and state governments.
He has been a member of several programme & scientific advisory committees including GAVI Switzerland, MotherCare project USA; NIHFW, New Delhi; IIPS, Mumbai; IIHMR Jaipur; IMMPAC Project University of Aberdeen UK, government of India, Planning commission of India etc. He was appointed by the Prime Minister to the Missions Steering Group of the National Rural Health Mission constituted by the Government of India.