Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

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Shankar Das

Shankar Das

Department of Epidemiology, University of Florida, USA, Professor.  

  Shankar Das has over two decades of experience as a teacher, trainer, researcher and human resources development practitioner in the field of health and development. His professional skills mainly include public heath, health promotion, primary health care, and professional education. Das had the opportunity to work in some of the low and high income countries, such as India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Finland, Japan, UK and USA. Since 2008, he has been working as a Professor at the Centre for Health Policy, Planning and Management (CHPPM) in the School of Health System Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India. He was selected as a Research Associate in the PSSU, at the London School of Economics, where he researched Ethnic Minority Patients' Access to Mental Health Services in the United Kingdom. He had completed the Post Doctoral research training in chronic non-communicable disorders and diseases across the life span under the Fogarty Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Public Health, University of Florida, USA. He has widely published his work in reputed peer reviewed journals and written chapters, books on diverse areas such as public health, mental health, sustainable development, wellbeing and prosperity.  
Research Interest


Global Health, Health Care Access and Utilization; Mental Health, Behavioral and Life Style Related Disorders; Health and Social Care Policy and Programs, Public Health Workforce Analysis and Development; Health Systems Research; Participatory Needs Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation of Services; 


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