Ph.D. in Population Health Informatics

About Program

Population Health Informatics addresses the growing opportunity to use technology to implement evidence-based solutions for the improvement of population and community health outcomes. Ph.D. in Population Health Informatics provides a unique opportunity to graduates who are seeking excellence towards enhancing population health outcomes through the use of multifaceted technology enabled interventions. They will get enabled in data driven, evidence based policy making using data, information and knowledge framework. It helps in translating research findings into practice using sustainable technological interventions and innovations. It is anticipated that the graduates with PhD will enhance well-being of individuals, families and the communities they live in. Current area of research focus includes mobile health, consumer informatics, Telehealth, Human centered design, Patient Education, Nutrition informatics, Computer interventions, Self-care, Disease prevention and Health Promotion.



Minimum 55% marks or CGPA not less than 6 on scale of 10 in the respective Master's  Degree of a University or equivalent  . (Not distance or any other mode) NET/GATE/SRF qualified students shall be preferred.

Fee Structure - (Per Semester/Instalment)

Particulars Part Time Full Time
All India/Himalayan State Quota 40,000 45,000


  • Part time / Full time option
  • National/International Faculty
  • Strong emphasis on Mentorship
  • Hands on experience in Technology Enabled Interventions


The use of population health data is becoming an effective and increasingly utilized tool in efforts to treat widespread health problems. As the influence of population health and data analytics grows, health informatics – and the professionals who specialize in fields related to health data – have begun to play an increasingly important role. With expanding initiatives of the Government focussing on digitization like Digital India, Start up India and companies and organizations dedicated to collecting, storing, scoring, protecting and targeting interventions based on population health data are giving an opportunity to skilled workforce trained in addressing issues related to digital health interventions, meaningful data, design and development of human centered technological innovations for social impact, and data privacy, confidentiality and security.


Program Curriculum (As Per CBCS Scheme)

PhD in Population Health Informatics