Dr D Praveen

Dr Praveen

Program Director, Better Care India Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney


Dr. Praveen is a public health specialist with thorough knowledge of epidemiological study designs and having a keen interest in systems based innovations to address inequities related to chronic diseases. 

His research experience is related to planning and managing large scale public health research projects and surveys. He is currently leading the SMARThealth program in India and Indonesia that aims to bridge the implementation gap in blood pressure control for individuals with high risk of cardiovascular diseases using technology and task-sharing.

He is the head of the primary healthcare research at The George Institute India, based in Hyderabad. He has been awarded the competitive Australian Leadership Awards Scholarship in 2012 to pursue his PhD in the University of Sydney. His current focus is on health systems and in understanding the system level barriers to address health system delivery.