Management & Faculty

Management & Faculty

Key Management

Our team is the secret to our success. Each of our employees is resourceful in their own right, but together they are what makes James Lind Institute such a fun and rewarding place to work. The JLI team is a tight-knit, talented group with a common vision of delivering excellent education, as well as ensuring the institute is a fun, inclusive, challenging place to work and develop a rewarding career.

Tufail Syed

Dr. Tufail Syed


"Every day at JLI we think of new ways to improve our student experience and how we can add more value to their careers. Our students are at the center of everything we do."
Dr Suhail Sayeed

Dr. Mufti Suhail

Director of Academics

"The e-learning platform and other technologies we have put in place ensure that our students get the best learning experience from our online programs."
Dr Abdul Wahid

Dr. Abdul Wahid

Director of Operations

"At JLI we try our best to provide students a seamless experience, be it academic or technical. We constantly test and implement new systems to better serve our students."

Key Faculty

Dr Sonal Katyal

Sonal Katyal, Ph.D.

Program Director for Economics at James Lind Institute & Rushford Business School

Dr. Sonal Katyal has more than ten years of academic and research experience. She has done her PhD in Economics in the area of Maternal Healthcare titled ‘Equity and Accessibility in Maternal Health Care – An Evaluation’. Previously, she has worked at coveted institutions like Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and has taught at highly ranked Lancaster University management school partnership in India. She is an active researcher and has presented and published her work at national and international platforms. She has also cleared UGC –NET in economics. Dr Sonal has a holistic approach to life and has interest in travel , baking , fitness and community activities.
Dr. Tariq

Dr. Rabbanie Tariq, M.D

Faculty for Public Health

– Public Health & Preventive Medicine Consultant
– Joint Secretary, Indian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

Multilingual public health strategic communicator with dual degrees in Medicine, Public Health & Preventive Medicine. Over 9 years of professional experience in strategic planning for corporate communications, risk communication, epidemiology and community engagement, always with a strong focus on health promotion, social marketing, advocacy, community mobilization, capacity building, and resource mobilization.

Tionna Jenkins, Ph.D., M.P.H

Faculty for Public Health

Dr. Tionna Jenkins has over 15 years of public health policy practitioner experience and currently serves as the Senior Advisor of Health Equity with Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) at the Clinton Foundation under the leadership of the 42nd President of the United States, President Clinton. In this role, she oversees the development, review, implementation and research on improving the equity portfolio, cultural and linguistic competencies and is the primary liaison for both regional and national external partnerships that work to build effective strategies that address disparities and equity.

Dr. Mennatollah S, BDS, M.Sc

Adjunct Faculty

She is an experienced teaching assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. She is skilled in charity work, teaching English as a foreign language, dentistry, cooperative, and group work. She has a strong educational background with a Bachelor's in Dental Surgery and a Master's degree focused in Health economics from Cairo University.
prof amany

Prof. Amany Refaat, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor for Public Health

Professor Amany Refaat graduated as a physician; however, she focused her career on medical education and public health. Her area of interest and experience is women's health and health promotion in a global context. She is advocating to women empowerment and protection from gender-based violence and specifically the harmful practice of Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting ( FGM/C).
Dr Farina

Dr. Farina Jamshaid, MPH

Adjunct Professor of Public Health

Dr. Farina is a Public Health Specialist at Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia. She is a medical doctor by education and has extensive experience in medical practice as well as in managing and leading various public health programs conducted by the ministry.
Dr. Sonal Malhotra

Sonal Malhotra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Infectious Diseases

Dr. Sonal is a biotechnology professional with over 15 Plus years of Experience in biotech Industry and academia (India & USA). His interests are teaching and research in biotechnology industry and academia.
He is also interested in translational research, Genomic and Proteomic approaches to understanding disease pathogenesis and management. Infectious Disease Process: In particular the role of Disulfide Isomerases in Infectious disease.
Dr. Beenish Nazir

Dr. Beenish Nazir, M.D

Associate Professor

Dr. Beenish did her MBBS from GMC (Sgr) and worked in many prestigious Institutions in India,UK and Saudi Arabia. She has completed her Post Graduation (DNB) from Shalby hospital Chandigarh under guidance of Dr.R J Dash. She started working at St.Martha's hospital, and did Post Graduate diploma in Rheumatology from John Hopkins Medical center, USA. She also did fellowship in Rheumatology from Guys and Thomas hospital in London under Dr.David D Cruz. She is well versed in managing diverse medical conditions. Her special interest lies in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE, Vasculitis, various Spondyloarthropathies and Psoriasis.
She is an excellent clinician and devotes lot of time in understanding the patient’s disease and advises treatment as per the latest protocol.
Dr. Tayyeba Idrees

Dr. Tayyeba Idrees, MD.

Faculty for Public Health

– Masters in Public Health from the University of Glasgow, UK
– Doctor of Medicine: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Quid A Azam Medical College

Dr. Tayyeba is a working volunteer with different organizations to improve community development.
Dr. Esther Sathiaraj, Ph.D.

Esther Sathiaraj, Ph.D.

Faculty for Health Management

– Head of Clinical Nutrition at HCG Hospitals
– P.D in Nutrition Sciences

Dr. Esther is a Clinical Nutritionist with extensive experience in medical content development and research, training and management of teams.
Bradley Joblin

Bradley Joblin, Ph.D.

Faculty for Clinical Research Programs

Bradley is a specialist in clinical development and early phase study design. His 15 years in the industry spans roles including the management early phase development program at the headquarters of AstraZeneca, global management responsibility for phase III/IV studies at the headquarters of Roche and as Chief Scientific Officer at a specialist phase 1 clinical study unit. Bradley has worked on development program in a variety of therapeutic areas including neurology, oncology, autoimmune disease, respiratory disorders, dermatology and infectious disease to name a few.
Dr Gargi Deshpande

Dr. Gargi Deshpande, MPH

Adjunct Faculty for Epidemiology

Dr. Deshpande is an eager epidemiologist with a background in Oral Medicine. She is experienced working with epidemiological methods, statistical computing and mapping tools using SAS, STATA, RStudio and Tableau. She is passionate about the arena of infectious diseases through disease surveillance, spatiotemporal trends and clinical research.
Kanika Gupta

Kanika Gupta, Ph.D.

Faculty for Business Management

Dr. Kanika is currently the chief academic officer and faculty at Rushford Business School. She provides support in the development of new programs offered at James Lind Institute and Rushford Business School, and teaches courses related to accounting, financial management and many others.
Dr Ananya Bagchi

Ananya Bagchi, Ph.D.

Program Director & Faculty, School of Agribusiness

Dr. Bagchi graduated from IIT Kharagpur in Agricultural systems and management. She is very experienced in the field of agricultural sciences and is currently helping the school develop new agriculture related programs.

Experts Via HSTalks

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Prof. Roberto Cattaneo
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA

Prof. John Hardy

Prof. John Hardy
Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

Dr. Lee Hood

Dr. Lee Hood
Institute for Systems Biology, USA

Prof. Elaine Holmes

Prof. Elaine Holmes
Imperial College London,

dr kathrin

Dr. Kathrin Jansen
Pfizer Vaccine Research & Development, USA

Prof. Fei Ye

Prof. Fei Ye
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA

Prof. Jonathan Marchini

Prof. Jonathan Marchini
University of Oxford,

Mr. Steven Binder

Mr. Steven Binder
Bio-Rad Laboratories,

Prof. Trisha Greenhalgh

Prof. Trisha Greenhalgh
University of Oxford,

Prof. Robert Weinberg

Prof. Robert Weinberg
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

Prof. Aaron D. Gitler

Prof. Aaron D. Gitler
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder

Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder
Harvard Medical School,

Prof. Alberto Mantovani

Prof. Alberto Mantovani
Istituto Clinico Humanitas and Humanitas University, Italy

Prof. Andrew Bush

Prof. Andrew Bush
Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

Prof. Gordon Guyatt

Prof. Gordon Guyatt
McMaster University,

Prof. Arthur Horwich

Prof. Arthur Horwich
Yale University,

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