|Our Team - WDC|
Prof D Prabhakaran, Vice President-Research PHFI
Prof. Prabhakaran graduated from Bangalore Medical College, received his MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology) degrees from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and MSc in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University, Canada. He has a career commitment to preventive cardiology. He was Additional Professor of Cardiology at the AIIMS, New Delhi till 2007. He is currently Director Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI) and Vice President at Public Health Foundation of India and Professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Adjunct Professor at Rollin’s School of Public Health, Emory University. He is fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, U.K. and Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India.
Dr Sandeep Bhalla - Program Director, Training, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI), Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi
Dr. Bhalla, an Armed Forces Medical College, (AFMC) Pune alumni did his MD and DNB in Community Medicine. He has been awarded Fellowship in Leadership and Implementation Sciences to address NCDs in India (PH-Leader) jointly delivered by PHFI, Emory University and INSP Mexico. He has worked as Tutor in Department Of Community Medicine, M.P Shah Medical College Jamnagar and as Senior Resident in Department of Community Medicine at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi. He has worked as Technical officer with Resource Centre for Sexual health and HIV/AIDS (RCSHA) i.e. DFID technical support unit for National AIDS Control Program (NACO) Phase-2 where he compiled the database of HIV/AIDS/STI research studies of India in form of around 8000 Indian research studies. During his association with NACO as a Senior Technical Officer for STI Component he has made the operational guidelines for Program Managers and Service Providers for strengthening STI/RTI services for the country with NACO team, which got global recognition.
Mr. Rajiv Chhibber - Head Media Relations, Public Health Foundation of India
Rajiv is a media strategist, communications and PR professional with a vast experience in Corporate, Media and Government Communications.Presently, he is Head of Media Relations at the Public Health Foundation of India, where he focuses on developing and implementing PHFI and IIPHs media & communications strategy and external relations. His education background includes a Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication and a Bachelors in English Literature (Delhi University), along with a post graduate diploma in Newspaper and Feature writing (University of Maryland, USA).
Dr. Shivangi Vats - Senior Coordinator (Program and M & E)
Communication, Advocacy, Gender studies, Maternal & Child health, Disability and occupational health studies.
Dr. Anuradha Monga
Dr. Rakesh Mehra - Assistant Program Coordinator
Areas of Interest: Program Management and Public Health Research
Ritesh Tyagi - Sr. ICT Officer
Areas of Interest: Database Management, Web Development & Management, Qualitative research, research methodology and health promotion.
Santosh Kumar Choudhary - Senior Manager (Operations and Data)
Area of Interest: Operation Management, Process Management, Team Management, Implementation, System Analysis Management Information Systems / Databases, ERP Implementation, Quality Control
Mr. Manoj Joshi- Sr. Program Coordinator
Areas of Interest: Program Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Quality Assurance, Health Communication and Public Health Research
Dr. Sourabh Kumar Sinha - Project Manager
Areas of Interest: Program Management, Quality Assurance, Public Private Partnership
Dr. Pallavi Wadhwani - Asst. Program Coordinator
Areas of Interest: Program Management, Quality Assurance
Ms. Tina Rawal, Project Officer, KiDS and Consultant PHFI
Ms. Rawal overseas the activities of project KiDS, an educational programme co-created in collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD),Sanofi and its local partners in the pilot countries Brazil and India. The KiDS project aims to foster a school environment that creates a better understanding of diabetes and supports children with the condition through training sessions using the culturally adapted KiDS Information pack. It also raises awareness of diabetes and the benefits of healthy diets and physical activities among school-age children to help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.