Implementation Research and Chronic Disease Management: The AMPATH Experience

February 23


Hosted by the Global Center for Implementation Science

A special presentation by Dr. Rajesh Vendanthan, MD, MPH.

About the Speaker
Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan is the Director of the Section for Global Health in the Department of Population Health at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, and Associate Professor in the Departments of Population Health and Medicine/Cardiology. He is a physician-scientist who is internationally recognized for his contributions to improving global cardiovascular health and health equity. Dr. Vedanthan's areas of interest include implementation science, global health delivery, global cardiology, capacity building, and the intersection of health and development. He is the Principal Investigator or co-investigator of multiple global health-related NIH grants, and has been continuously supported by NIH grants for over a decade. Dr. Vedanthan has mentored and supervised over 60 trainees, leading to several abstracts, publications, and research awards including several AHA Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease, as well as multiple Fogarty Global Health and T32 Fellows.