Dr. Deepashree M R - Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR)

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Dr. Deepashree M R

Dr. Deepashree M R

Assistant Professor
DoJ: 12th August 2019


Dr. Deepashree M R is a Healthcare Management professional with a background in Ayurveda. She has completed her Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and surgery (BAMS) from Government college of Ayurveda, Mysore in the year 2011 and Post Diploma in Healthcare Management from IIHMR Bangalore in the year 2013. Within her 5+ years of professional experience health project implementation, training and documentation, she has worked in various capacities as Director of Projects, Researcher and CSR – Executive. While working as Director of projects at National Level NGO Karuna Trust, she was instrumental for designing and implementing several projects related to mHealth, ICT technologies in healthcare, Quality assurance, family planning and PPP projects on health. She was also ISO internal auditor and trainer for grass root level health workers on quality assurance at primary healthcare centres. As researcher at IIHMR Bangalore she was associated with projects related to mother and child nutrition and tribal health. While working as CSR executive at Lowe’s India Pvt. Ltd she was responsible for implementation of livelihood and environment activities and NGO Management. she is proficient in networking with development partners, project management and NGO Management. Currently she is involved in managing ECCD field operations in urban slums.


NGO management
Communication and Marketing
Research methodology
Program implementation
Project management
Quality Assurance

Course handledWritten & Oral Communication, NGO Management, Business Communication in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Programme Planning ,Implementation Monitoring & Evaluation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance and Communication Planning & Management
Pedagogical Innovation• Role plays, extempore and group discussion
Assessment on presentation made by students on their NGO
• The concept of English language, spoken, listening skills are taught through Wordsworth tool
• corporate communication taught through video
• Hands on training on design of webpage and tools, Facebook Ads, Instagram Ads, key word search
Assessment Innovation• Role plays, extempore, debates and group discussion
• Mock Interview, Focus group discussions and presentation
• Assessed students on video created by them on topics related to public health
• Assessed of students on digital marketing plan made by students for healthcare institutions
Digital Innovation• Use of digital tools like Canva, Lucid chart for data visualization
• Use Windows Videos editor for creating and editing videos
• Use of digital tools like Canva for creating post and Ads
• Use of digital tools like WordPress, screening frog, Finder, MOZ


  • Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) and Comprehensive Healthcare Centre in Urban Slums of Bangalore funded by HCL Foundation


  • Assessment of the Current Burden of Service Delivery on ASHAs and the potential role of Multipurpose Health Worker in task sharing in Karnataka funded by IHSC (Access Health International)

MDP / Certificate Course / TRAININGS ORGANIZED

  • Hospital Preparedness for COVID safe practices
  • Change is the new normal – amendments and updates in Healthcare Laws
  • Decoding NABH- Implementation of NABH standards in Healthcare Organisations


  •  NABH Consultancy for hospitals
  •  CSR project implementation


  • P D Agarwal Golden Medal for Outstanding performance in Healthcare Management- 2015


  • Karnataka Ayurvedic Unani Practitioners Board
HIGHEST QUALIFICATIONPost Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management2013IIHMR Bangalore
GRADUATIONBachelors in Ayurveda Surgery and Medicine2010Government Ayurvedic college Mysore
CERTIFICATIONS1. Advanced course in Digital Marketing
2. Certificate course on R programming for non-programmers

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