PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1998
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1993
MD, The Aga Khan University, 1990
Research interests include: - Exploring the impact of injuries and violence as a public health problem in the developing world - Evaluating potential interventions to reduce the burden of injuries in Asia and Africa - Looking at issues of equity and vulnerability in the distribution of the burden of injuries and violence - Measuring the burden of disease using summary measures of population health at national and regional level - Data for decision making in health in the developing world.
In addition, empirical work is currently underway on the ethical implications of public health programs and health research in the developing world.
Honors and Awards
2011: Aron Sobel Guardian Award, Association for Safe International Road Travel
2010: Accepted the Prince Michael International Award for Road Safety for the Road Traffic Injuries Research Network (chair)
2009: Global Health Ambassador, Research!America and Paul Rogers Society for Global Health
2001: Mid-Career Achievement Award, International Health Section, American Public Health Association, USA
2000: Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Recognition Award (AMTR), Student Assembly, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
1998: Elected to the Delta Omega Society - Alpha Chapter; peer reviewed honors society for public health graduates in USA. Lifetime member as of 1999.
1992-1994: International Fellowship for Post-Graduate Studies in Public Health, Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva.