In the area of research the IIHMR University is contributing to the development of health and population policies, strategies, programme monitoring, evaluation and generation of new knowledge. Over the years there has been an expansion in the nature and scope of projects and research studies undertaken by the IIHMR University. The range is wide; from studies involving survey and data generation to exploratory and impact studies of health services and programmes. The IIHMR University entered into policy research and development in a major way, influencing policy making at the state and central government levels. Some of the projects are interpretative in nature and have come up with new interpretations of ground reality.
Developing managerial and leadership skills at various levels in health care, including hospitals, is an important mission of the IIHMR University. The IIHMR University capacity building programme has laid particular emphasis on strengthening technical and managerial capacity building of programme officials, NGOs and researchers working at different levels in India and other countries in the South- Asia region. Over the years, it has acquired the distinction of an apex training University in the country.
The educational programs at IIHMR are top ranking sectoral business management programs in the country. The students of IIHMR have made immense contribution to strengthening and improving the management of the health sector in India as well as at the international level. The graduates of IIHMR have made a phenomenal difference and paradigm shift in effective management in the health sector. The alumni of IIHMR are placed in highly reputed hospitals, healthcare organizations, and pharmaceutical companies, consulting organizations in India and abroad and also in various state governments.
IIHMR, Jaipur was the first to introduce a postgraduate program in hospital and health management in India. The course was started in the year 1996. IIHMR has now been established as the IIHMR University, Jaipur. In this academic session, the IIHMR University will offer MBAHospital and Health Management,MBAPharmaceutical Management andMBARural Management.
IIHMR has introduced Masters in Public Health (MPH) in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, a first of its kind program in India. The course is conducted jointly and the degree will be awarded by the Johns Hopkins University, USA. PhD of the IIHMR University is offered to impart hospital Pharmaceutical,Rural and healthcare research edge to its participants.