Poonam GuptaAlumni | Distance learning | India
Public Health by Distance LearningContact Poonam Gupta
Dr. Poonam Gupta MBBS, MPH, CPHQ, CMQ is working as head of quality improvement in Heart hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. She is a physician by training and has a keen interest in Quality Improvement. She is actively leading several quality improvement projects and one of the lead coaches for Value Improvement work which proved to be great success and gained local and international attention. She was trained by Institute for Healthcare Improvement (Boston, USA) as Improvement Advisor. She earned several international certifications like Certified Professional for Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Manager of Quality Organization and Excellence (CMQ), Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA). Apart from these, she is a Lean professional and holds Lean for healthcare from university of Tennessee. In addition, she is a National healthcare facilities inspector serving Ministry of Public Health and involved in licensing procedure of healthcare facilities in Qatar. She has been local and International speaker for different Quality and Patient safety forums.
What I enjoyed most about studying my programme at LSHTM
I like flexibility and depth of knowledge provided during the whole programme. The faculty is knowledgeable and ready to assist students as and when required. In addition, student forums really proved to be helpful. Overall, it was an excellent experience.
Since graduating I have been...
The programme gave me in depth knowledge of public health principles. I am actively applying in my current work and using the experience to further enhance my learnings into the research field. I have currently published couple of papers in reputed peer reviewed journals and many are in process.