Karthick Swaminathan   
Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Institute of Healthcare Management

Research interests:  Qualitative healthcare research, Healthcare program evaluation, Autoethnography, Ethnography, Phenomenology, Constructivist and Classic grounded theory

Email: karthick_swaminathan@isb.edu


Karthick Swaminathan is a postdoctoral researcher at ISB. He holds a doctorate degree in Management from Pondicherry University with a specific focus on health services management and healthcare programme evaluation.

He has 12 years of experience working for two US healthcare documentation organisations.


PhD, Pondicherry University, 2022


Published Papers

  1. Lived experiences of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis survivors: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 2021.
  2. Tuberculosis Medication Nonadherence – A Qualitative Case Study, The Qualitative Report, 2020

Working Papers/Projects

  1. Allegorical narratives exploring workplace bullying in academic institutions
  2. Autoethnographic article examining transparency and accessibility of healthcare facilities during COVID