Trauma surgeon, Director of Academy of Traumatology, Former WHO coordinator for road safety
Manjul Joshipura is Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon, and Director of the Academy of Traumatology in India. Till January 2013, he led the trauma care program at the World Health Organization in Geneva and contributed to research, policy development, advocacy and WHO guidelines on emergency, pre-hospital and trauma care. He pioneered structured education and QI efforts in trauma care in India, as well as several other countries in Asia and Africa. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, Gates Foundation, NIH and several governments on trauma and emergency care. He is also incoming President of the International Association of Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care.
Dr Joshipura graduated from Gujarat University and completed his higher surgical training in the UK. As an AO Alumnus, he completed his AOTrauma fellowship in Stadtspital, Triemli. He is a Rowan Nicks Scholar of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Joshipura has authored several publications and books on the care of the injured. He is on the international editorial board of Injury and serves on the International Coordinating Council of Bone and Joint Decade.