He continues to pursue his career as an applied researcher, mentor, administrator, innovator and an entrepreneur and designs, develop, implement and evaluate Sustainable, Multisector, Accessible, Affordable, Reimbursable and Tailored technology (SMAART) interventions to address population health challenges of the 21st century. His research in the area of m-Health, surveillance, decision support tools, Consumer health informatics, health technology assessments, public health dashboards and sustainable development goals (SDGs) has been in diverse global settings including US, India, Haiti, Nigeria, Brazil, and Egypt. He has designed and implemented more than 20 health technology systems in various languages including English, Portuguese, Creole, Spanish, and several other Indian dialects in urban, urban slum, rural and tribal settings. His research has been funded by various Federal agencies including NIH, AHRQ, US Department of Veteran Affairs, Fulbright, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ministry of Health Brazil, Indian Council of Medical Research, Government of India, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and New York State AIDS Society and other private foundations and industry. His recent collaboration with Digital India, Government of India has been to explore innovatively on how technology can be used to address SDGs. He has also developed fully online certificate and an executive program in population health informatics and just wrote the first text book on “Population Health Informatics: Driving Evidence Based Solutions into Practice” to be published by Jones Bartlett and will be available in fall 2017.
PhD in Health Informatics from University of Texas
MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Boston University
MBBS in Medicine from Punjabi University
Population Health Informatics, M-Health, Surveillance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Digital Governance, Global Health