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With Ph.D.

in Medical Anthropology and having 9 years of working experience in the field of

public health research, I have acquired sound knowledge on research methodology, qualitative
and quantitative tool development, analyzing data by using SPSS, STATA, CS-Pro and Atlas ti,
health promotion and communication, health policy analysis and economic evaluation. During
my Ph.D. and early career jobs, I had done frequent field visits to tribal and rural areas, which
had given me opportunity to learn about different cultures, their views and the challenges they
face on their daily life. Throughout my academic and working career, I had participated in
various national and international conferences, seminars and workshops.
At present, I am working with IMS Health Consulting Pvt. Ltd. as an External Consultant, and
supporting the agency on their public health projects. Here I am responsible for conducting
primary and secondary research, analyzing data and preparing reports, writing SOPs and
searching for the business development opportunities.
Prior to my current job, I worked for The New Delhi Birth Cohort as a Research Officer for 6
years. While working with this agency I have gained immense experience of Non Communicable
Disease exploratory researches. During my tenure with this agency, and had successfully
completed eight research projects funded by national and international agencies like Wellcome
Trust, BMGF, British Heart Foundation ICMR and DBT. My prime responsibilities in the
organization were to coordinate the research projects of the agencies. I make sure that the
research studies are moving in right direction with agreed pace to achieve the aims and
objectives of the studies. I was also involved in preparing qualitative and quantitative tools for
the studies, data base management, doing basic analysis for midterm research articles,
operational research, team leading, mentoring interns and students on their thesis work and
assisting the Principal Investigator on grant writings. During my job with The New Delhi Birth
Cohort, I was selected for the National Institute of Health USAs Junior Faculty Trainee
Fellowship, and participated in 4 months training program on Epidemiology of Non
Communicable Diseases at Emory University, Atlanta. I also got chance to work with
government machinery during my initial jobs at CGMFP and ICSSR projects, where I worked
closely with government officials.
My academic qualifications and working experiences are in accordance with the advertised
posts eligibility criteria, and hence making me a best-suited candidate for it. I will be very happy
to discuss it with you in details. Thank you for your time and consideration, looking forward to
hearing from you.