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Deepak B. Saxena

Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar

Dr. Deepak B. Saxena

Director, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar. 

Email : director@iiphg.org, ddeepak72@iiphg.org

Physician by training , Dr Deepak is MD in community Medicine and Phd in Epidemiology. He did his Post Doc in Public Health from Karolinka Institute Stockholm, Sweden. He was a faculty at various positions in Department of Community Medicine , Govt Medical College -Surat before joining IIPH Gandhinagar.

Awards and Honors :

  • ALAF (Australian Leadership Award Fellowship) 2011, Sydney University , Sydney Australia.for Management of HIV
  • T-5 Fellowship (Training the Teachers To Teach) 2009 , Boston School of Public Health , Boston University
  • Certificate of Merit for PhD and MD
  • One National and International Patent to his credit

He teaches in MPH and MHA
a)  Epidemiology Basic and Advance
b)  Infectious Diseases
c)  Public Health Law

At IIPHG he is also leading NIDHI Techno Buisness Incubation Centre supported by Department of Science and Technology -Govt of India and COHERD – Centre of One Health Research and Education – Supported by University of Bonn Germany. He is presently leading USAID funded project on TB Care Cascade in Gujarat and Jharkhand and Stunting Hub along with NIN Hyderabad funded by UKERI.

His other Academic engagement engagement includes Editor of Indian Journal of Community Medicine since 2016 and leading E course portfolio at IIPHG for more than 5 years

Publications : 

More than 150 Publications in Peer reviewed journals, 5 Books on Epidemiology and 3 Monographs.


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