Dr. Nirmal Ahuja

Dr. Nirmal Ahuja

Being a Public Health professional, he has a Masters degree in Public Health, from Northumbria University, United Kingdom. His Public Health work experience constitutes of around 5 years in working for National & International Organizations, Hospitals and Pharmaceutical Companies. He has worked as a Researcher, Manager and Unit Head at various management levels in the areas of Public Health Research like Tobacco Control, Advocacy, HIV/AIDS Control, Eye Care, Psychosocial support and Maternal and Child Health. projects. Dr. Nirmal Ahuja is also associated with two premier Management Institutes i.e. Welingkar’s Institute of Management, Mumbai and Institute Technology of Management (ITM), Mumbai as visiting faculty and teaches modules on Public Health Administration and NGO Management under PGDM-Health Care Course at Welingkar’s and modules on Research Skills & Design, Public Health Administration and Disaster Management under MBA – Health Care course at ITM College, Mumbai.

Founder, UAPHE

Tshering Bhutia

Ms. Tshering Bhutia

Being a Development Communications professional, Ms. Tshering has a Masters Degree in Broadcasting Journalism and PG in Social Entrepreneurship Management. She has over 8 years of experience in conceptualizing and executing development projects, writing grant proposals, and in the management of media and public relations. As an Assistant Director in Sikkim State AIDS Control Society, she executed a wide gamut of functions, which included planning action and messages for communication through integration of various channels; developing, evaluating and implementing Information, Education & Communication (IEC) activities in the state of Sikkim; providing training on BCC and social marketing of condoms to stake holders; networking with public and private enterprises, NGOs and CBOs and maintaining media relations .

As a Communication specialist she has been involved in multiple projects. She has worked along with PR agency and the media to promote policy directed tobacco control media messages on television, radio, and newspapers, have organised National Level events and Press Conferences. In addition, she has facilitated training and advocacy programme in one of the major project i.e. Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control (AFTC) by International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), for civil societies, law enforcers, state health authorities, media and health professionals at state/National level.

Founder, UAPHE

Dr. Kunal Oswal

Dr. Kunal Oswal

He is a post graduate in Public Health and Management, and also has an extensive experience in development sector in area of health, education, community engagement and policy. He has successfully completed his Masters degree in Public Health & Health Management, from University of Sydney, Australia. His Public Health work experience revolves around Tobacco Control and Advocacy which constitutes more in research based policy advocacy for implementation of effective policy. He has also been awarded a Fellowship in Tobacco Control by an Australian University for constantly working to curb the menace of Tobacco. He has worked as a researcher as management consultant in the areas of Public Health mainly in Tobacco Control, Advocacy, Oral Health, Dental Hygiene, Epilepsy, Maternal & Child Health etc. Currently he is associated with UCB Pharmaceuticals, Mumbai as an Operations Head for Epilepsy Project. He is an ex faculty of department of preventive and community dentistry at Terna Dental College, Navi-Mumbai. His professional work experience mainly revolves around conceptualizing and executing Public health development projects, writing grant proposals, expression of interests, preparing budgets, managing business development relations in the development sector and adopt in working for the development projects. He was published many scientific article in peer previewed international and national journal. He has been working in close collaboration with Government of Maharashtra health department in designing a disease surveillance project using mhealth technology.

Dr. Kalpesh Raje

Dr. Kalpesh Raje

He is a Medical professional with Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research Coordination and Clinical Data Management. His experience constitutes of 5 years in the clinical trials related to oncology, neurology and various other clinical fields He has the combined resourcefulness and problem solving skills with clinical knowledge to consistently deliver improved research and production results in the field of clinical research, data analysis, pharmacovigilence and drug trials. He is also involved in monitoring and evaluation of various trials conducted at various hospitals, private clinics etc. Currently works as a Senior Clinical Research Associate for Central Monitoring of Drug Trials at Novartis.

Dr. Nikhil Ahuja

Dr. Nikhil Ahuja

Being a Public Health professional, he has a Master’s degree in Public Health Dentistry, from Bangalore, Karnataka. Besides completing his Master’s, he also tried enriching his knowledge via a short courses on Epidemiology, Global Health and Statistics. His Public Health work experience constitutes in working for Salaam Bombay Foundation as a Consultant Researcher. He has worked at management levels in the areas of Public Health Research like oral health, nutrition, tobacco control, maternal and child health, cancer, dental caries etc. His professional work experience mainly revolves around writing research papers, conceptualizing and executing development projects, designing and formulating research along with conducting required statistical analysis, writing grant proposal, expression of interests, preparing budgets, managing business development relations in the development sector and adopt in working for the development projects. He is also a Lecturer for Community Dentistry at a Dental College, Gujarat.