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Radha Taralekar, MD, MBA

Research Interests: Global health, community medicine, research in healthcare, data science, digital health, health promotion, program development
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Research Interests

Research Interests

Radha Taralekar is an associate research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a physician and public health by specialty. Dr. Taralekar has previously worked with multinational NGOs like World Health Organization, PATH, Hinduja Foundation, and in Intelehealth on various public health programs at the state level and national level. She has been actively involved in developing health models, health policy, implementation science, and monitoring and evaluation of health programs, public-private partnership innovations in healthcare, and CSR programs, and is currently working with CBID MSE team members on global health innovation programs with a focus on implementation sciences in resource-constrained settings.

Her research focuses on developing digital health innovations, women’s health, tuberculosis, primary health care, and public health implementation sciences. Dr. Taralekar has been awarded for United Nations online volunteering award in the years 2010 and 2011 for her contribution to research in the best methods of providing healthcare for socio-economically deprived communities in rural Uganda.

Titles & Affiliations


  • Associate Research Scientist, BME

Affiliated Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Community Medicine/Preventative and Social Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, 2014
  • MBA, Healthcare & Hospital Management, Institute for Technology and Management, 2012
  • MBBS, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, 2008

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