Associate Professor and Head, Division of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Education: Humanities and Social Sciences, with special emphasis on human thought and development. Over 20 years of experience in community-based work with urban and rural poor, with focus on child malnutrition, women’s empowerment and community participation. Key concepts: empowerment, gender, community participation, poverty, equity, rights, social determinants of health. Educational activities: curriculum development in humanities and social sciences, and bioethics, for undergraduate medical students; in ethics, rights and equity, and health society and culture for graduate students. Classroom teaching and workshops. Research approach: participatory action research.