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Gauri Dhumal, MSc
Program Manager, BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program
Ms. Dhumal is Program Manager for the BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program. The Fogarty Program is a five-year partnership with the Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College in Puna, India, designed to establish a cadre of highly trained faculty to build institutional capacity for, and lead, HIV and tuberculosis research.
Ms. Dhumal is an anthropologist with a public health background and more than 9 years of expertise in research, project management, clinical trial, epidemiology and teaching. She is author of 6 national and international publications, and has presented research findings at national and international conferences. She serves on the editorial board of the anthropological journal An Asian Man.
She has contributed in the book “Maharshtratil Adivasi” which is in Marathi. She also contributed anthropological expertise for Marathi Vishwa kosh. Her key competencies are anthropology, epidemiology, research, project management, budget development and proposal writing, monitoring and control, qualitative and quantitative data analysis and report writing.
Ms. Dhumal attended the University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India, where she completed her BSc in zoology, her MSc in anthropology and she is rank holder of University of Pune, and currently pursuing a PhD in anthropology.