Sanjay Zodpey, MD, PhD

Prof. Sanjay Zodpey, MD, PhD

Vice President - Academics, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, Director – Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi
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Prof. Sanjay Zodpey presently works as Vice President – Academics, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi. He is appointed as Adjunct Faculty at Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Georgia, Adjunct Professor in Public Health Leadership, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, Honorary Professor, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Australia, Honorary Professor, School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR, Chennai and Visiting Professor of Public Health, Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS), Lalitpur, Nepal. He also served as Director of Indian Institutes of Public Health at Gandhinagar and Bhubaneswar. Earlier he worked as Professor at Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty in Clinical Epidemiology Unit and Vice Dean at Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. He also worked as Professor and Head at the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Shri VN Government Medical College, Yavatmal, India.

His background as a physician, epidemiologist, scientist and thought leader on public health uniquely position him to drive the global public health agenda. Prof. Zodpey completed all his medical education – MBBS, MD and PhD from Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. He has also acquired post-graduate qualifications in Sociology, Public Administration and Economics from Nagpur University. He is Fellow of the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) and Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM). He is also a Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences and several professional associations. He has also earlier provided leadership to IAPSM as the President and Secretary of Maharashtra Chapter. He is the Chair of Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health [GEMNet-Health] and provides leadership to several public health initiatives globally through this network. Recently, he has been appointed Board Member of Routine Health Information Network, Inc [RHINO], Boston, USA. He is the Chair of Research Advisory Council of National Institute of Miners’ Health, Ministry of Mines, Government of India. He has been active member of INCLEN and participated in various INCLEN initiatives. He is involved in IndiaCLEN Program Evaluation Network since its inception. He is a member of various technical task forces and academic committees constituted by Universities, Professional Councils and State and Central Government.

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