Dr Oommen John


Programme Head, Research Innovations and Outreach


Oommen John is Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute. He completed his undergraduate and post graduate training in Internal Medicine at the Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India. He has also undertaken executive business management training from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Oommen has worked with the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva and SEARO on the Measles Aerosol Vaccine Development and contributed to the drafting of the strategic framework for strengthening Immunization coverage in WHO South East Asia Region. He has clinical experience as an Internal Medicine Physician in India and Nepal.

His research interests include clinical decision support for improving clinical outcomes, health informatics and analytics, strengthening health systems through disruptive innovation.

He is a member of the Indian Association for Medical Informatics and International Society for Vaccines; he contributes to a number of government, non-government and research advisory committees.

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