Dr Lalit Yadav
Research Fellow - George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi
Intervention 4 (RePAIR): Project Manager
Dr Lalit Yadav is a Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health. His current research interest has been in the area of injury and trauma. He is part of the international orthopaedic multicentre cohort study in fracture care (INORMUS) funded through NHMRC, leading the sites in India and also Project Manager for intervention-4 of the Australia India Trauma Systems Collaboration (AITSC) programme.
Dr Yadav did his bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) from India; Master’s in Public Health (MPH) and certificate in advanced quantitative research methods (Epidemiology) from the United Kingdom. In addition, he is certified in PRINCE2 (project management) technique.
Dr Yadav has worked with various organizations in public health in both India and UK. He recently completed a study on care seeking behaviour and management of hip fractures in India, funded through University of Oxford.
Previous experience with Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), he led the monitoring and evaluation of a complex intervention tobacco control and health promotion programme, involving several community-based organisations and health system across two states in India, funded through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He was also part of the research team, which has produced the first joint report on plain packaging of tobacco products in India, funded through Australia-India Institute at the University of Melbourne.
While in the UK, Dr Yadav worked on health improvement initiatives with the National Health Service (NHS), voluntary sector organisations, and patient and public involvement commission in West Midlands and Merseyside regions funded through the Department of Health. The initiatives were in the area of enduring mental health conditions (personalisation) through integrated health and social care; health promotion; and HIV and sexual health.
Dr Yadav is part of the research team within the AITSC programme, particularly assisting with the coordination and management of Intervention-4 (Rehabilitation Prescription). He will mainly be involved in the development of study protocol and tools, including an electronic data capture system (both observational and intervention phase). He will be responsible for ensuring quality data collection at the study sites in India.