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Dr. Rajeshwari B. S

Dr. Rajeshwari B. S

Assistant – Professor

DOJ: 01 April 2022

Brief Biography

Dr Rajeshwari B. S., a Public Health Professional, is the Assistant Professor at IIHMR, Bengaluru. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than ten years of research experience, she has the right mix of experience and education. She is the recipient of the Nuffic Fellowship (2016-2020) for her PhD titled ‘Performance of Primary Healthcare Centres in Bengaluru Urban District: An Evaluation’ from the Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

She is proficient in qualitative and quantitative research methodology in healthcare with interest in health services research, healthcare technology assessment, planning, and management. She is efficient in evidence generation & presentation through a methodological approach and has a solid drive to see things through to completion. Before this, she worked at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka, contributing immensely to establishing government hospitals into teaching institutes by starting the DNB, Diploma, and Paramedical courses. She believes that research and innovation in health systems can achieve sustainable development goals.

Areas of expertise:

1. Healthcare planning, evaluation, and management
2. Health services research
3. Qualitative and quantitative research methodology

Published Journal Articles / Books / Chapters

Participation In Conferences (Session Chair/Paper Presentor)

EDUCATION COURSE / DEGREE YEAR INSTITUTION
Highest Qualification
PhD
2020
Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Masters
Master’s in philosophy: Hospital and Health Systems Management
2011
Institute of Chartered & Financial Analyst of India University (NAAC B+, UGC, AIU, ACU)
Bachelor of Pharmacy
BDS
2002
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
Diploma
Diploma in Health Promotion
2018
NIHFW, New Delhi
Any Other Fellowships
Nuffic Fellowship
2016-2020
European Union
Certifications
Kayakalpa External Assessor
2018& 2019
Certifications
Qualitative Research Workshop, by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
12th-16th April 2015
Certifications
Data Management and Analysis using SPSS Software, by Indian Institute of Health Management and Research, Bangalore
22nd-26th December 2014
Certifications
International Workshop on ‘Health Technology Assessment’ by Maastricht University in collaboration with St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore
8th-12th December 2014
Certifications
Certificate program in ‘Healthcare Information Technology’, by Indian Institute of Health Management and Research, Bangalore Certificate program Data Management and Analysis using SPSS Software,
15th,16th,23rd,24th November 2014
Certifications
‘Quality Assurance in District Hospitals and SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) writing (as per NABH requirement)’, by Indian Institute of Health Management and Research, Bangalore
10thSeptember 2014
Certifications
International Fellowship on ‘Health Technology Assessment’, by Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Chennai and National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi
21st-26th October 2013
Certifications
Six Sigma Green Belt, RABQSA & Benchmark Six Sigma
5th-10th March 2012