Dr Mrigesh Bhatia is Lecturer in Health Policy and Course Director for MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing.
He is a medical graduate with an MD in Preventive and Social Medicine (Bombay) and PhD in Health Economics from University of London. His previous teaching experience was in India, first as Lecturer at Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Bombay, and subsequently as Reader in the Department of Health Services Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
Dr Bhatia was a post-doctoral fellow in the Population Dynamics Department of John's Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA; Honorary Lecturer at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Advisory Committee member of National STD control program, India; Member of the Direction Co-ordination Committee of the Malaria Control and Research Project, India; and consultant to various international organisations.
Dr Bhatia’s current research interests are in health policy and health care systems issues in developing countries.
PhD Health Economics, London School of Hyigene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
MBBS, Diploma in Public Health, MD, University of Bombay
Course Director, MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing
HP401 Introduction to Health Policy and Politics
HP403 Health Systems and Policies in Developing Countries
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai
Other professional activities
Member, Institute of teaching and learning in higher education (2004)
PhD examiner, University of London
Consultant to various international organisations, including EU, WHO, World Bank, Global Forum for Health Research, Unicef, DfiD, and GOI