Sridhar is a part of our volunteer distinguished academic team at the Institute. He plays an instrumental role in helping design research projects, developing ethical research methodologies, establishing standards for data collection, and creating the philosophical construct of human health and well-being.
Sridhar has been at the forefront of health ethics and global health for over 25 years. He is an academic educator, researcher, and public/global health practitioner. At Harvard, he worked with the late Arjun Sengupta, UN Independent Expert on the Right to Development, in conceptualizing its philosophical and ethical framework. He was also a pioneer of the health and human rights movement as the first researcher at Human Rights Watch to examine HIV/AIDS and other health issues directly as human rights concerns.
Sridhar is an Associate Professor & Deputy Director at King's College London, Global Health Institute. He holds several degrees in a range of disciplines, including Political Philosophy (Ph.D., Cambridge), Public Health (MSc, Harvard), Sociology (MPhil, Cambridge), and International Relations (BA, Brown). He has won numerous awards, scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
He has also worked with a range of international organizations, including the WHO, the Open Society Institute, the Population Council, and Doctors of the World-USA.