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Dr. Pratap KUMAR Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Health-E-Net Ltd., Nairobi; Research Associate and Adjunct Faculty, Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore Business School, Nairobi

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2001-2001 Summer Intern, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Tokyo
2001-2002 Resident Doctor, MS Ramaiah Hospital, Bangalore
2002-2007 PhD Scholar, INI - Institute of Neuroinformatics, Zurich
2008 Post-Doctoral Scholar, Free University of Berlin
2009 Intern, Market Access, Novartis, Vienna
2009-2011 Health Economist, OptumInsight, London
2012-2015 Chief Executive Officer, Health-E-Net Ltd., Nairobi
2013-2015 Director, CIRAS-Health - Center for Innovation, Research and Advisory Services in Healthcare, Strathmore Business School, Nairobi

Publications

Campbell, J., Faivre, P., Kumar, P., Drummond, M.: The Cost-Effectiveness of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Elderly Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis Who Are Contraindicated For Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement in The UK, Value in Health, 14 (7): A256, 2011
Kumar, P., Ohana, O.: Inter- and Intralaminar Subcircuits of Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurons in Layer 6a of the Rat Barrel Cortex, Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 2008, pp. 1909-1922
Kumar, P., Raju, T.R.: Seizure Susceptibility Decreases With Enhancement of Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Brain Research, 922, 2001, pp. 299-304

Awards

CBSE (high school board) prize, top 0.1 percentile of students in Science, India, 1990
Dr. R.N. Moorthy prize in Neurophysiology, 2001
Stars in Global Health grant, Grand Challenges Canada, 2013
Health Systems Research Initiative grant, MRC / ESRC / Wellcome Trust, 2015