About Maaz Shaikh
Maaz Shaikh, MD, MPH is a physician and management professional from India. He completed his Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and currently works in the Department of Health Policy and Management as a Research Fellow and Project Officer for the Gates-funded BetterBirth WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist trial. Prior to joining HSPH, Dr Shaikh was part of the management team at Piramal eSwasthya, a social enterprise in India that provides primary care services in villages without healthcare access using innovative technology. As Manager- Health Systems, Dr Shaikh worked at the confluence of public health, technology and business, designing novel services delivery models for rural settings. Dr. Shaikh worked with the Project Antares team at Harvard Business School and HSPH to develop a healthcare delivery model for a major microfinance organization in Mexico. He was the recipient of the J.R.D. Tata Scholarships and the Scholars Abroad Program of the American Alumni Association at the Indo – U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Shaikh’s main areas of interest are maternal and child health, disease surveillance, technology and social entrepreneurship in healthcare.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- IC Professional, Technical Consultant, Preventionist (CTR/TSI)
- Program Officer
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology
Website: http://hst.mit.edu/ Type: Academic Institution Country: United States About: Joint institute between Harvard Medical School and MIT dedicated to the advancement of technology and engineering applied to the biomedical sciences.
Harvard School of Public Health
Website: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/ Type: Academic Institution Country: United States About: The Harvard School of Public Health includes more than 200 faculty members working in various disciplines of public health. The overarching mission of the School - to advance the public's health through learning, discovery, and communication - comprises four objectives: to provide the highest level of education to public health scientists, practitioners, and leaders; to foster new discoveries leading to improved health for the people of this country and all nations; to strengthen health capacities and services for communities; and to inform policy debate, disseminate health information and increase awareness of public health as a public good and fundamental right.
- United States
- None at this time.