Dr. Monika Sawhney


Monika Sawhney, Ph.D., MSW, is an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Marshall University Public Health Program. Since January 2013, she has been responsible for teaching courses related to maternal and child health, community health and development, demography of healthcare, health economics, research methods in public health and global health. Throughout the course of her career, Dr. Sawhney has worked as a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, and John Snow Inc. in program implementation and evaluation. With her work at the Clinton Global Initiative University, Dr. Sawhney honored her commitment to save vulnerable and orphaned children in India. Her professional and research interests include demographic health issues with a focus on maternal and child health specifically in nutrition, reproductive health, immunizations, human resources for health sector and the strengthening of health systems. Due to her hard work and effort, Dr. Sawhney was nominated and selected to serve on the International Human Rights Committee through the American Public Health Association. When she is not teaching, she loves taking volunteer teams to India, where she was born, and has a passion for serving those in need of healthcare and health education.