Management &
Governing Board

IIHMR Bangalore

Management & Governing Board

Shri. D. P. Agarwal
Managing Director
Transport Corporation India Limited

TCI House, 69, Institutional Area Sector 32, Gurgaon, Haryana 122 001

Dr. Shiv Dutt Gupta

Trustee-Secretary

IIHMR Society

D-11, Swarnkar Colony Opp. Rajasthan Police Academy, Nehru Nagar,
Jaipur 302 016

CAS S Bhandari
CAS S Bhandari & Co.

P-7, Tilak Marg, C-Scheme Jaipur 302 005

Shri. Hemant Kaul
Former Managing Director
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

A/105, Atray Path, Shyam Nagar,
Jaipur 302 029

Dr. V.M. Katoch
Chairman
NASI-ICMR Chair On Public Health Research At
Rajasthan University Of Health Sciences (RUHS), Jaipur

President, JIPMER, Puducherry

Former Secretary, Department Of Health Research

GoI And Director-General,
Indian Council Of Medical Research

Sector 18, Kumbha Marg, Pratap Nagar, Jaipur 302 033

Dr. Indu Bhushan

Dr. Shiv Dutt Gupta

Trustee-Secretary

IIHMR Society

Dr.  Ashok Agarwal
Trustee
Bhorukha Charitable Trust

Dr. Nagendra Swamy S. C
Founder & Chairman
Medisync Health Management Services, Bengaluru

Dr. Vivek Talaulikar
CEO
Gleneagles Global Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. C S Kedar, IAS (Retd.)
Former – DG – ESIC Director
Strategic Alliances and Institutional Engagement Bionic Yantra

Dr. Sunita Maheshwari
Chief Dreamer & Loop Closer
RxDx Teleradiology

Mr. Ayan Agarwal

CEO

(Payment Systems) at Transcorp International Limited,

Transcorp International Limited-UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Jaipur, Rajasthan. India

Mr. Siddhartha Bhattacharya
Secretary General
NATHEALTH, Delhi

Dr. Uma Nambiar
President
Digital Health India Association MD- Zeeden Life Science

Mr. Sandeep Sinha
Head of Healthcare
Strategic Consulting, John Long Lasalle (ILL) MENA, Dubai

Dr. Nitin Jawaha
Associate Director
IT Manipal Hospitals

Ms. Pragnya Patnaik
Senior Consultant
Deloitte Consulting India Pvt.Ltd.

Prof. Usha Manjunath
Director
IIHMR Bangalore

Dr. Sarala Raju
Associate ProfessorAssocialte Dean Research & Publications

Name Profile Role
Dr. Usha Manjunath
Director, IIHMR Bangalore
Chairperson
Dr. Kirti Udayai
Associate Professor, IIHMR Bangalore
Member Secretary
Mr. Piyush Kumar
Associate Professor, IIHMR Bangalore
Member
Dr. Allen P Ugargol
Associate Professor, IIHMR Bangalore
Member
Dr. Selwyn Colaco
Chief Strategy Officer, Fortis Hospital
Member
Dr. Manjunath R
Scientist - E, ICMR
Member
Dr. Mukund Kulkarni
Director, Quality Landmark, Healthcare
Member
Dr. Sajeev Chandran
Director at Advanced Drug Delivery and Research,
Invitro In vivo correlation Biopharmacutics.
Lupin Ltd Global R&D Centres in Pune
Member
Mr. Sunish Nair
India Operations Lead, Tata Trust
Member
Name Designation Organisation Position
Dr. Selwyn Colaco
Chief Strategy Officer
Cytecare Cancer Hospitals, Bangalore
Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore
Chairperson
Dr. Sanjeev Chandran
Director
Lupin Ltd
Member
Mr. C. N. Sunil Kumar
Sr. Vice President
Lead- Key Transformation projects
Head-ESG
Narayana Health, Bangalore
Member
Dr. Chethana H S
Consultant Healthcare Operations,
Quality and Audits
Member
Mr. Ankit Goyal
Head of Healthcare and
Lifesciences India
Heidrick & Struggles
Member
Mr. Gulshan Vijay Shankar
Advisor to Director General Office
Organization
Dubai Health Authority
Member
Dr. Nagaraj Rao
Co-founder
Multinational Insurance
Broking Company
(RMSARC Bangalore)
Member
Dr. P. Shamala
Associate Professor
Health Population Research
Center Institute of Economic
and social Change
Member
Dr. Uma Shankar
Principal
Padmashree School of Public School
Member
Dr. Chandil Kumar
CEO
Aster Hospital, Bangalore
Member
Dr. Usha Manjunath
Professor & Director
IIHMR-Bangalore, South Campus
Member
Dr. Kirti Udayai
Associate Dean – Academics and
Student Affairs & Associate Professor
IIHMR-Bangalore, South Campus
Member-Secretary

Since its inception in 2004, IHMR Bangalore has voyaged a series of research projects, studies and developments in Health and Hospital management, monitoring and evaluation, policy development, implementation/action research, demographic and health surveys and quality accreditation of hospitals. The thrust areas where IIHMR Bangalore has proved its mettle include PPP evaluation, evaluation of national health programmes, health sector reforms, NABH/ISO certifications/accreditations, maternal, child & adolescent health, etc. IIHMR Bangalore constituted a Research Advisory Committee (RAC) on January 23rd, 2015, to serve as a forum to discuss issues in the direction of development of the research potential and capability and to support in promoting and coordinating research work at IIHMR Bangalore.

The Objectives of The Committee are

Members of The Committee

Name Designation / Organisation Position
Dr. G. Giridhar
Former Director, IIHMR Jaipur
Chairman
Dr. S. D. Gupta
Trustee Secretary, IIHMR Society
Member
Dr. C. S. Kedar
Director, Strategic Alliances and Institutional Engagement, Bionic Yantra
Member
Dr. Thuppil Venkatesh
Advisor, QCI
Member
Dr. G. K. Karanth
National Fellow, ICSSR
Member
Dr. Tara MS
Former Regional Director NIPCCD
Member
Dr. G. S. Suryaprakash
Project Director, Bhoruka Charitable Trust (BCT), Bangalore
Member
Dr. Nirmala Murthy
Advisor Foundation for Research in Health Systems (FRHS)
Member
Dr. Ravikumar
Senior Regional Director, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India,
Member
Dr. Usha Manjunath
Director, IIHMR Bangalore
Member
Dr. Sarala R
Associate Professor and Associate Dean Research and Publications, IIHMR Bangalore
Member
Faculty Representative
Institutional Review Board, IIHMR, Bangalore (IRB-IIHMR-B) Institutional Review Board, IIHMR, Bangalore (IRB-IIHMRB) would function as per the guidelines of ICMR for Biomedical and Health Research involving human participants (ICMR ethical guidelines 2017) and New Drugs and Clinical Trial Rules (NDTR 2019). IRB- The board aim to evaluate research proposals for its scientific value, possibility of risk in research, and finally approval and direct researchers in ethical aspects associated with research involving human subjects. More..