ISB professors appointed on key panels at WHO, AAA

By Team Marcomm Oct 12, 2023

In recent developments which highlight their expertise in the respective fields, two professors at the Indian School of Business have been appointed to crucial panels at global organisations.

Health Expertise

Sarang Deo, Professor, Operations Management; Deputy Dean - Faculty and Research; and Executive Director - Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM) has been appointed as a member of World Health Organization’s Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Tuberculosis.

"The functions of the advisory group include, providing WHO's Director-General an independent evaluation of the strategic, scientific and technical aspects of WHO's TB work; to review, from a scientific and technical viewpoint, progress and challenges in WHO's TB-related core functions; and to advise on priorities between possible areas of WHO activities related to TB prevention and care,” WHO stated.

Professor Sarang’s primary area of research is health care delivery systems. He has conducted research into both formal and informal pathways of TB diagnosis in India.

Accounting Leadership

Sanjay Kallapur, Professor, Accounting has been appointed to the American Accounting Association (AAA) Accounting Horizons Steering Committee for a three-year term beginning September 1, 2023. Accounting Horizons is one of the three association-wide journals of the American Accounting Association. This committee sets the policies for the journal and chooses the names of the editors recommended to the AAA Board for their final decision.

Professor Sanjay conducts research on financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and risk management.