Associate Professor in the Heller School for Social Policy & Management and Women's and Gender Studies Program
South Asian Studies
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Global Health, Health Care Management, Health Services Research, Health Policy, Aging, Women's Health,
Dr. Bhalotra is an Associate Professor at the Heller School, Brandeis University. She is also on the core faculty of the Women and Gender Studies program, and she is an affiliate of the South Asian Studies Program. She received her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India, and is certified by the United States Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates. She holds a Master's degree in Health Administration from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Bhalotra was a Pew Health Policy Fellow at the Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, and received her doctorate in Social Welfare Policy (Health) at the Heller School, Brandeis University.
Dr. Bhalotra is an experienced health services researcher, policy analyst and educator. In addition to serving as the Director for the Undergraduate Program at Heller, she also is Associate Chair of the interdisciplinary major, Health Science, Society, and Policy. Her educational activities include Committee work on PhD dissertations, and advising students in graduate programs, as also Brandeis' undergraduates. Among the management and policy classes that she teaches and has taught are Global Health Sector Reform, Women in the Healthcare System, Managed Care, Health Services and Policy (U.S.); Evaluation, World Health, Quality Management in Health Care Organizations, Ambulatory Care Management, Management of Health Care Organizations, the MBA Cornerstone Course on Social Justice and Management, the MBA Capstone Course in Social Policy and Management, and the MS Capstone Course in International Health Policy and Management. She also teaches Global Health to undergraduates. She developed and was Director for the Brandeis Health Leaders' Program for physicians, sponsored by the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bhalotra has lived in the United States since 1975, and is a naturalized citizen.
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
Clark University, M.H.A.
University of Delhi, M.B.,B.S
Awards and Honors
Bertha Reynolds Fellow, Smith College School for Social Work (2008)
China Faculty Study Abroad Award (2006)
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|
|HS||249f||Social Justice, Management, and Policy|
|HS||311a||Management of Aging Services and Delivery|
|HS||333f||Global Health Sector Reform|
|HSSP||102a||Global Perspectives on Health|
|HSSP||102aj||Global Perspectives on Health|
|HSSP||110a||Integrative Seminar on Health|
|WMGS||106b||Women in the Health Care System|