Dr. Chhavi Gandhi is a Research Fellow based in Bangalore, India.
At the One Health Trust, Dr. Gandhi is involved in AMR and infection control-related studies, particularly the surveillance, effects, and the use of the One Health approach to curb the effects of AMR.
Prior to joining OHT, Dr. Gandhi was a microbiology consultant as well as an infection control officer, a position for which she was responsible for identifying and analyzing bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections, documenting and revising standard operating procedures, as well as monitoring, auditing, and preventing hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in collaboration with the Hospital Infection Control Committee. She also set up two molecular laboratories with her team and served as a nodal officer during the COVID-19 pandemic and was responsible for regularly notifying the government of new cases.
Dr. Gandhi received her MD in Clinical Microbiology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal,