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Dr Jagnoor Jagnoor is head of our Injury Division, India. She leads a number of studies and projects related to road safety and injury in India, and across Asia, Africa and Australia. Dr. Jagnoor is an injury epidemiologist and holds a PhD in injury epidemiology from the University of Sydney.

She has a conjoint appointment as Senior Lecturer at School of Public Health and The John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research. Dr. Jagnoor has published widely in the peer reviewed literature in the field of unintentional injuries

Dr. Pallab Maulik is a leading expert on mental health. He has worked with the World Health Organization, Geneva, on mental health programs and clinically as a psychiatrist in India and Australia.

He is the Deputy Director and Head of Research at The George Institute for Global Health India and a Senior Associate with George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford. 

Abhinav Bassi is a physiotherapist trained in public health, currently working in the capacity of a Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health, India. He has a wealth of experience in epidemiological research, policy research, advocacy and civil society network coordination.

"Injury and trauma are among the leading causes of death and disability among adults, particularly in the developing world. Insights from the studies I am involved in will drive improvement in outcomes in low and middle income country setting like India." 

"Our work is directly impacting lives. I know that my effort is going to transform a person’s health and better still that the evidence we generate is informing and changing policy at scale."

"We believe that changing healthcare is fundamental to transforming the social landscape of the country and its population."

"India possesses the ideal combination of the right skill sets and testing environments to generate innovative and disruptive models of healthcare delivery, and evaluate their scalability and affordability in real life situations."

"As a clinician, I observed that a lot of people in poor areas suffer from heart diseases and diabetes. Both my parents who come from a humble background are also diabetic and have heart disease. I was under the impression that these are rich people’s diseases."

Sudha Kallakuri is a Research Assistant for the Research and Development Division at The George Institute for Global Health, while having also worked with George Clinical as a Clinical Researcher.

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