Prabhjot Singh, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Systems Design, Earth Institute, and Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Prabhjot Singh, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute and an assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University. He is the chair of the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign, which is an initiative of the African Union and U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Domestically, he is the founding technical adviser of City Health Works and practices medicine in East Harlem, New York.

His work focuses on health care leadership in local community development. Dr. Singh earned an M.D. degree at Cornell University and a Ph.D. in neural and genetic systems at Rockefeller University, with a postdoctoral fellowship in sustainable development at Columbia University.

Dr. Singh is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader, a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow, a Truman Security Fellow, and is on the Medical Review Board of the Huffington Post.

July 15, 2014