Sridhar Venkatapuram is an academic practitioner in global/public health ethics and social justice. He is an Associate Professor in Global Health and Philosophy at King’s College London. He is also Deputy Director of King’s Global Health Institute and Director of Global Health Education.
Sridhar has been at the forefront of public/global health ethics for over 25 years, starting in the early 1990s as the first researcher at Human Rights Watch to focus directly on health-related human rights violations (HIV/AIDS in India). Sridhar is known for helping establish the area of ‘health justice’ philosophy, for engaging with and advising public/global health practitioners, and for amplifying ethics in public/global health education, research, and practice. He has won numerous awards, research fellowships, and elected to prestigious professional organisations, commissions, and panels.
Recently, he spent one year at the World Health Organization as a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, and Visiting Fellow at the Geneva Graduate Institute, Global Health Centre.