Public Health Researcher
Manasi Sharma is a public health researcher with training and work experience in public mental health, particularly mood disorders, gender and health, and mental health policy and services research. She did her M.Sc. in Mental Health Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, and her Int. Dip. in Mental Health Law and Human Rights from WHO and Indian Law Society. She is currently working as the Volume Coordinator for the Mental, Neurological and Substance Abuse Disorders Volume of the Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 3rd Edition, and works alongside the Systematic Review and the Economic Evaluation teams. She is also the Research Coordinator for the new Centre for Mental Health at the Public Health Foundation of India. Prior to this, Manasi was a PenCLAHRC Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, UK, and was also involved in the mhGAP project at the WHO, Geneva.