Baldeep K. Dhaliwal
Baldeep K. Dhaliwal

Baldeep K. Dhaliwal, MSPH

  • Research Associate

Departmental Affiliations

  • International Health (Primary)
    • Division: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

Contact Information

415 N. Washington Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231



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.

She currently works at the International Vaccine Access Center on the Indian Network for Streptococcus pneumoniae and PCV Impact Research (INSPIRE). INSPIRE is a multi-center study on surveillance of invasive pneumococcal infections and clinical pneumonia in children, and is studying the impact of the phased pneumococcal conjugate vaccine roll-out in India. Baldeep also works on the Immunization Impact on Cognition and School Monitoring Outcomes Study (I-COSMOS), which is a pilot study to explore the link between full immunization and cognition in children.

Research Interests

  • vaccines
  • pneumococcal pneumonia
  • immunization
  • child health
  • qualitative research
  • vaccine perceptions
  • vaccine hesitancy