MSPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2016
BS, University of California, San Diego, 2014
Baldeep is a researcher with an interest in utilizing qualitative research skills and behavioral science in order to improve vaccine-seeking behavior and vaccine acceptance. Baldeep is dedicated to working towards contributing to positive change from a global perspective and achieving healthier living standards for all; she has a particular interest in understanding individual decisions and vaccine perceptions that impact vaccine-seeking behavior in low and low-middle income countries, while simultaneously supporting large scale policy change to drive this behavior. She has policy and programmatic healthcare experience, with extensive experience in working with stakeholders and effectively communicating with partners, funders, and peers.
In addition to coordinating several projects at the International Vaccine Access Center and mentoring several masters students, Baldeep is leading a qualitative study to understand decision-making in relation to vaccine uptake and acceptance across community and family levels in India. Baldeep is also leading a systematic review to assess the research on perceptions of, and factors associated with, vaccine-seeking behavior among caregivers of children residing in low and low-middle income countries.
Previously, Baldeep worked as a consultant with a specific focus on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at the state Health Exchange level.