Bhaskar Purohit completed his first Masters in Health Management from India and second Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, School of Public Health in 2008. He is currently pursuing his PhD at School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Australia. He is also the Global Change Scholar (2017) for the programme offered by Global Change Institute (GCI), UQ. He has extensive professional and academic experience in the field of Public Health. He has been a faculty member (Assistant Professor) at IIPHG University, India and has taught courses on Human Resource Management (HRM), Organizational Behavior (OB). In past, he was awarded research fellowship by the UK based Welcome Trust and by Public Health Research Initiative and Department of Science and Technology (DST), India. In 2014 he was selected as young Emerging Voice (EV) by the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp.
His research interest includes aspects related to health workforce policies and management with particular focus on attraction and retention of doctors in underserved areas, motivation and role effectiveness. He is particularly interested in health systems research related to Human Resource (HR) policies and strategies.