Dr Parthasarathi Ganguly has been working in his current position since last 6 years. Apart from teaching & guiding research, he is engaged in policy advocacy to government, designing and conducting in-service trainings. He also shares some administrative responsibilities at the institute.
He has a rich work experience in public health for 22 years, including 8 long years of working with World Health Organization looking after immunization and disease surveillance programs. He had also served as faculty in public health in different medical colleges in India and Nepal.
He had obtained his MBBS degree from University of Calcutta. Thereafter, he did his residency clinical training in pediatrics and completed MD (Community Medicine). Subsequently, he had obtained M.Phil (Hospital & Health Systems Management) degree awarded by BITS Pilani in collaboration with Christian Medical College-Vellore. He had been awarded a research fellowship in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK under the PHFI-Wellcome Trust capacity building grant. He had also undergone a number of international training courses like an executive course in “Global Health Diplomacy” from The Graduate Institute, Geneva, a leadership program from University of Melbourne and so on.
He has been involved in various research projects with international and national funding agencies like European Union, ICMR, Dept of Biotechnology, MRC (UK), NRDC (USA), NIH (USA) etc.
Through these long career in public health, Dr Ganguly had been working in the areas of program management, monitoring and evaluation, establishing and running a disease surveillance program, field survey and implementation research, writing a research/grant proposal, developing a training module and conducting training for different categories of public health workforce etc.
He has national and international publications, chapters in books/conference proceedings, working papers to his credit
Areas of Interest:
Health Systems, Maternal & Child Health, Program management, Research & Bioethics, Communicable Diseases and Immunization, Disease surveillance, Monitoring and evaluation.