Dr. Rohit Vijh (he/him/his) is a public health and preventive medicine, and family practice resident, currently training at the University of British Columbia, with a strong interest in prevention, healthy public policy and applied epidemiological research.
Rohit has a strong history of working with vulnerable communities to address service and knowledge gaps to improve individual and community health outcomes. He has worked with various research teams in areas of HIV prevention/testing, digital technologies, access to primary care and community services. More recently, he has been involved in looking at ways to utilize administrative data for surveillance and economic evaluations.
Rohit completed his BSc at McGill University in Pharmacology and his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He also completed his Master of Public Health at the University of British Columbia during his first year of residency with a focus on epidemiology and biostatistics.
Recently, he completed his training in family medicine at the UBC Surrey South Fraser site and gained licensure through the College of Family Practice of Canada. He currently is completing his senior public health rotations at various local and provincial public health organizations.
In the future, he endeavours to become a local medical health officer working collaboratively with vulnerable communities and continue to focus on health promotion efforts, communicable disease control, and applied public health research/program evaluation.