Dr.Preetha G S, Professor and Dean Research in IIHMR Delhi, did her MBBS from Government Medical College, Trivandrum and MD in Community Health Administration from the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare(NIHFW), New Delh. She teaches Epidemiology, Healthcare quality, Research Methodology to the Masters’ students of Health and Hospital Management. She has led many research projects in public health – quantitative and qualitative, funded by national and international agencies. She has also published articles in national and international journals. In her earlier assignments, she has worked with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) Government of India; NIHFW and United Nations Development Programme, New Delhi in various capacities.