Himanshu is working with the Public Health Foundation of India since 2008. He is currently contributing towards academic activities and research in his position as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Health – Delhi. He is a Community Medicine postgraduate from a premier national institute engaged in service, research and training in medical disciplines. He has also acquired a masters’ degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Sydney – Australia.
He has to his credit several awards in his career. He was awarded the best passing out student from his school and is a National Talent Search Scholar. He has been the recipient of several national awards, including receiving an award from the Honorable President of India for excellence in extra-curricular activities and oratory skills.
He has served as a doctor in an urban metropolitan hospital with experience of teaching public health to postgraduate medical students, paramedics, and in-service public health professionals over his career. He has actively contributed towards the curriculum designing of a post-graduate diploma program in public health management being offered by PHFI, in collaboration with multiple stakeholders from the government and teaching institutions.
His research interests include human resources in health, education for health professionals and program evaluation. He is currently pursuing an active interest in evidence-based medicine and is exploring opportunities to link evidence-based medicine with health programs and policy. Himanshu has assisted in several research projects in different capacities, from conceptualization, implementation and analysis.