Sanjeev Sridharan is the Director of the Evaluation Centre for Complex Health Interventions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michaels Hospital and Associate Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Prior to his position at Toronto, he was the Head of the Evaluation Program and Senior Research Fellow at the Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change at the University of Edinburgh.
His areas of interest are health inequities, evaluation methodology and evaluation of complex policies. He has worked on a large range of international development and global health initiatives including the Teasdale-Corti initiative, Grand Challenges Canada, Gender Inequities in India and China Health Systems Reform.
His work over the last decade has been funded from a variety of sources including the International Development Research Centre, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, World Health Organization, Scottish Executive, NHS Health Scotland, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, UNICEF South Asia and U.S. Department of Justice. He is presently working closely with the China National Health Development Research Centre to build evaluation capacity in the health sector in China. He is also working on an initiative to develop a post-graduate program in evaluation in five South Asian countries. He is also advising the Ministry of Health in Chile on utilizing evaluation approaches to redesign health policies in Chile. He is on the board of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, New Directions for Evaluation, and the journal of Evaluation and Program Planning.