Faculty - Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR)

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Dr. Usha Manjunath

Dr.Usha Manjunath

Professor – Director, IIHMR-Bangalore

Dr. Kirti Udayai

Dr.Kirti Udayai

Associate Professor and
Associate Dean-Academics
and Student Affairs

Mr Piyush Kumar

Mr.Piyush Kumar

Associate Professor and
Associate Dean – Training

Dr. R. Sarala


Associate Professor and Associate Dean Research and Publications

Dr. Gyan Chandra Kashyap

Dr.Gyan Chandra Kashyap

Assistant Professor

Mr.Gowthamghosh B

Mr.Gowthamghosh B.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Deepashree M R

Dr.Deepashree M R

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jyoti Vijay

Dr.Jyoti Vijay

Assistant Professor

Mr. Mrinmoy Roy

Mr. Mrinmoy Roy

Assistant Professor

Dr.Subodh S Satheesh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Akash Gajanan Prabhune

Dr. Akash Gajanan Prabhune

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rajeshwari B S

Dr. Rajeshwari B S

Assistant Professor

Mr. C.N. Sunil Kumar

Masters in Hospital Management and M Phil (HHSM, BITS, Pilani), NABH Assessor and Six Sigma Black Belt.
Designation: Senior Vice President; Lead Key Initiatives; Head ESG; Narayana Health

Mr. Sunil Kumar C. N. is the Senior Vice President at Narayana Health. He holds Masters degree in Hospital Management and M Phil in Hospital & Health System Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science. He is a certified NABH assessor and possesses certificates in Lean six sigma black belt from Benchmark 6ix sigma and LCS1c-Bronze in lean management from Simpler. Further, he received a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management Systems from the Indira Gandhi Open University. He has around 28 years of experience. In the past, he has worked with Manipal Heart Foundation, Trichur Heart Hospital Limited, B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre, amongst other.

Dr. Tara M.S

M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Food Science and Nutrion Mysore Univ.
Public Nutrition, Health, and Child Development.
Designation:Former Regional Director of National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development NIPCCD

Dr. Tara M.S. is an Independent Consultant with an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition from Manasagangothri, University of Mysore. She has had a long, illustrious career in the field of Public Nutrition, Health, and Child Development. As the former Regional Director of the National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development NIPCCD (2005-2014), she has spearheaded large scale projects across the country. Her expertise in the field of Teaching, Training, Policy Research, and her strong academic pursuits, her interest in the development sector makes her a unique professional. She has been actively associated with many Government Departments and Sectors, Corporate bodies, Civil Societies, besides International Organizations including UNICEF, World Bank, CARE India, etc in various professional endeavors. Being a member of many Think Tank Committees working for Women and Child Department, she has contributed to innovations, as also for institutionalizing new initiatives and for strengthening the capacities of many stakeholders. Dr. Tara has many publications to her credit and has made valuable contributions in Seminars and Conferences, both Nationally and Internationally. Her core skills include policy research, advocacy, capacity building, programme implementation and strategies for reduction of Malnutrition, Food Insecurity, and raising standards for Food Safety protocols, among others.

Dr. Chethana H S

Dr Chethana H S, is a medical professional with over 19 years’ experience with clinical practice and hospital administration. Post MBBS she did MPhil in hospital and health system management from BITS Pilani and Postgraduate Diploma in Medical laws and Ethics from the National law school of India University, Bangalore. Previously she held the position of Medical Director at Sagar and Fortis hospitals, Bengaluru. Also she is Consultant to Motherhood chain of hospitals with a key focus on quality, audits and legal matters. She is a visiting faculty to Padmashree College of Hospital Management. She is member of the Governing Council/ Admin Board Member of various Healthcare Organisations. She is a Lean Six Sigma blackbelt and Trained Auditor for ISO, NABH. Her area of expertise is in Medical Affairs Management, Healthcare Audits, Project Management, Customer Relations, Quality Management, Medical Laws and Compliances.


Dr. Ram Bahin

Founder and Managing Director, London Capital

Dr. Akash Mathur

Currently working as CEO and Executive Director, Stellence Pharmascience former CEO of BAL Pharma, Akash Mathur has vast pharma experience in the US & Canada including a start-up and advisory role to several small and medium companies followed by 10 years of working leading pharma companies like Dr Reddy’s Labs and Tata Group, thereby bringing an international orientation and systems implementation to their businesses before joining Bal Pharma Ltd. He has completed his Masters in Biophysics from AIIMS, PhD (Human Pathology) from St. Louis University and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Mr. Mukund Kulkarni

Mr. Mukund Kulkarni is an experienced IT professional having a total software experience of over 18 years in Business & Requirement Analysis, Development, Test & Quality Management with test planning & strategy, environment setup & review and managing stakeholder expectations, Operations involving SDLC & STLC, Project Management, and Vendor Management. He has anchored various roles in Symphony Services, Philips, Allscripts, Epsilon MQMS as Development Manager, Sr Manager (Quality), Sr Consultant (Q&R). He is Involved in Project Delivery, Test Management, and Process Improvement. He has Implemented different Quality System Frameworks (ISO 9001 and ISO 13485) & Methodologies (Agile). Deployed Product Development Process, Metrics and Project Management processes. He is a Certified Product Manager, ISTQB certified in V&V, Lead Auditor ISO 13485.

Dr. Karuna Ramesh Kumar

Dr. Karuna Rameshkumar graduated from Madras University and had Postgraduate training including Ph.D. from St. Johns Medical College. She worked in various capacities in St. Johns Medical College hospital for 33 years and is continuing as Chairperson of the Institutional Ethics Committee after retirement. As head of the laboratory services, she was instrumental in getting lab accredited and St. Johns Medical College Hospital Laboratory services were the first medical college to get laboratory accreditation. She is a faculty for GCLP (Good clinical laboratory practices) training, Internal Audit Training, and Quality Control Practices. She is an assessor for NABL and NABH Blood Bank.

Dr. Kamala Janaki Raman

Dr. Kamala Janaki Raman is a medical professional over 25 years and implementation of NABH standards hospitals. She worked as Head- Medical Services, Diagnostics, and quality at Panacea. Hands-on experience in driving the NABH Program, which includes developing, editing and finalizing all the hospital manuals and SOPs, Monitoring Quality Indicators, Training and implementation of SOPs.

Ms. Rupali Chopra

Rupali Chopra Accomplished Quality Consultant having over 6 plus years of experience driving quality initiatives through change management. She is currently working as Senior Manager -Quality LHDM &Dr. Prem Hospital, Panipat (Haryana) and Project Head – NABH Accreditation at Steward Healthcare (India) Pvt. Ltd. As a head quality consultant she has completed more than 20 projects of HCOs & SHCOs for both Pre accreditation entry-level NABH certification as well as NABH accreditations. She is also an NBQP Registered individual Consultant (C/HAH/1922/001), certified NQAS Consultant by Academy of Hospital Administration Certified Internal Auditor by Association of Healthcare Providers (AHPI) as NABH.

Dr.Sheffin Samule

Dr.Sheffin Samule has 6+ years of experience in Hospital administration, currently working as Assistant Medical Administrator in Sagar Hospitals. As Assistant Medical Administrator, she has played a vital role in ISO certification process and chairs all emergency codes committee. She is a Trained and Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 9001:2015

Mr. Subramanyan M

M.Tech. (Ph.D.)
Senior Manager _ HIT
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore

Mr. Mithun Vakaria

Account Manager – Staffing & Health IT – 314e Corporation

Ms. Gauri Chaudhari

Co-Founder Brand Innerworld

Dr. Priya Thomas

Former Asst, Prof. IIHMR -B

Dr. Shweta Jindal

Independent Consultant ,Paediatrician

Faculty NameDesignation Organization
Dr Sukhdeep kaur
Senior Consultant
National Health Mission
Dr Sajeev Chandran
Associate Director
Ms Margi Raj
Business Development Manager
Telerad Technology
Dr Allen P Ugargol
Associate Professor of Practice, Centre for Public Policy
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB)
Dr V P Raghuvanshi
General Manager
Narayana Multispecialty Hospital, Jaipur
Dr Manish Kumar
Innovators in Health(India)
Dr. Sunil Kumar D.R.
Professor and Head, Department of Community Medicine
Akash Medical College and Hospital
Mr Sadul M.K.
Deputy Manager - Risk
Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Limited
Ms Sukanya Raghunathan
Faculty of Management and Head of Personality Enhancement Program(PEP)
IFIM Law School
Dr. Prashant Tiwari
National Consultant, Epidemiologist
NCDC, New Delhi
Mr Hemant Deepak Shewade
Senior Operational Research Person
The Union, Paris
Mr Angan Sengupta
Assistant Professor
Amrita University
Mr Sudheer Kumar Nadipalli
Senior Manager - Monitoring and Evaluation
Piramal Swasthya Management Research Institute
Mr. Kopparithi Hemasai
EMR Implementation Lead
Narayana Health
Mr. Anil Kumar Kalicharan
Senior Manager & Management Consultant
Mr Santosh Pattar
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Bangalore University
Mr Guru Prasad
Group Head- International Marketing
Narayana Health
Dr Suneel Sharma
Chief Research Officer
Skyzhotech Solutions

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