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Dr. Rajeshwari B. S

Dr. Rajeshwari B. S

Associate Professor

DOJ: 01 April 2022

Brief Biography

Dr Rajeshwari B. S., a Public Health Management Professional, is the Assistant Professor at IIHMR, Bengaluru. She has over 23 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than thirteen years of experience in Public Health Management and Research. 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’ in the area of Patient Care Optimization, 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.

She is a NQAS National Assessor. Before joining IIHMR, she has worked in NGO, Health Tech Company, Maastricht University and Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka.  She worked at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka, contributing immensely to strengthen 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.

Area of expertise

1. Health System Strengthening
2. Healthcare planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
3. Health services research
4. Implementation science research
5. Qualitative and quantitative research methodology

Published Journal Articles / Books / Chapters

Participation In Conferences (Session Chair/Paper Presentor)

Highest Qualification
Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Master’s in philosophy: Hospital and Health Systems Management
Institute of Chartered & Financial Analyst of India University (NAAC B+, UGC, AIU, ACU)
PG Diploma
PG Diploma in Health Promotion
NIHFW, New Delhi
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
Any Other Fellowships
Nuffic Fellowship
European Union