Azim Khan, Associate Professor and Program Co-Chair

Azim Khan, Associate Professor and Program Co-Chair

Dr. Azim Khan is an Associate Professor at SIT Graduate Institute. His recent work includes examining health systems performance, and how design and implementation reforms impact on health outcomes in low- and mid-income countries. He earned his Masters’ degree from the University of London, and a PhD in health, gender, and human rights from Aligarh Muslim University in India, where his thesis focused on sex-selective abortions and prenatal diagnostic techniques. Dr. Khan has more than 21 years of higher education experience in interdisciplinary teaching, researching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students. He has worked as an academic director for the SIT Study Abroad program in India since January 2008. He was a recipient of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship; and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, UK; and is a life member of the Indian Public Health Association. In 2007, he was named a Scholar of Peace Fellow by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of the Dalai Lama.