VP of Global Development & Managing Director
Bhupendra Sheoran has over 24 years of health care experience, starting in 1995 as a medical doctor running polio immunization programs in India. At ETR Sheoran is Vice President of Global Development where he develops strategies to increase the global impact of ETRs science-based health equity programs. He also serves as the Managing Director of YTH designing innovative solutions for youth health and wellness using new media and technology. A self-described “Soft Techie”, Dr. Sheoran has designed, implemented, and evaluated multiple health projects, telemedicine programs and social media campaigns to reach at-risk and hard to reach populations. He also works as a technical consultant advising agencies that want to apply new and innovative technologies to country and regional programs.
Now based in Oakland, California, Sheoran began his career as a medical doctor in India. He subsequently moved into public health and got an MBA in health management. He has since worked in South and Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America and the U.S. in varying roles with nonprofit agencies, the United Nations, and in academic institutions addressing the health needs of diverse populations. His responsibilities have included strategic planning, designing and implementing social marketing campaigns, research, and program design.
Sheoran has published articles in the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care and the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. His work has been featured in both online and print media including POZ magazine, Aegis, and BAR.
Sheoran likes to bring a combination of clinical and public health knowledge and experience to address health issues at both individual and population level. He believes in compassion, respect, and humility and these are the values he continues to incorporate in his work at YTH.