Siddharth Agarwal

Siddharth Agarwal


A physician, Siddharth Agarwal works in medicine, public health research-programming, nutrition, community empowerment, urban health, well-being, policy & program support to National, State governments since 35 years. Director, Urban Health Resource Centre, a non-profit working to address health, nutrition, wellbeing of deprived urban dwellers, through demonstration programs, research, policy support, advocacy. Was Advisor to WHO – S.E. Asia Regional Office, WHO Centre for Health & Development, Japan, expert UN Habitat HQ Nairobi; Expert Group Member of Global Committees of Rockefeller Foundation, International Society of Urban Health. Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Dept. Global Health, George Washington Univ. School of Public Health & Health Services; Guest Faculty Indian Institute of Public Health, IIHMR University, TERI University, Institut d'Etudes Politiques Sciences Po, Paris, UC Berkeley, Touro College of Pharmacy. Executive Board Member International Society of Urban Health - 2008 to 2014, the Society’s President in 2010-11. Recipient of AXA Outlook Award 2014, a nomination based award of Paris based AXA Research Fund. Member Editorial Board J Urban Health; Reviewer - Food Security, Indian J. Community Medicine, International J. of Epidemiology, Health Promotion International, Oxford University Press, J. of Global Health, World Development, Habitat International, J. Environment and Public Health and J. of Health Care for Poor & Underserved

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Executive Director

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
August 2005
Guide Urban Health Resource Centre's, demonstration programs focusing on building confidence, self-reliance among urban disadvantaged to themselves improve health, nutrition, physical, social living environment, overall wellbeing. He oversees, guides research, policy support, and country-level, State-level, City-level and global advocacy efforts for equitable urban well being.

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