Dr Meenakshi Gautham is a Research Fellow in Health Systems and Policy Analysis. She is researching the private health sector in maternal healthcare in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Prior to working with LSHTM she was a post-doctoral fellow (2008-2012) with the Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands, and the Micro Insurance Academy in New Delhi, working on health services research to support development of micro health insurance programs in low income communities. She completed her PhD at LSHTM in Public Health and Policy in 2006. Before that she worked as India Programme Manager with Intrahealth International.