Dr.sc.hum. Budi Aji, SKM, M.Sc. is a public health by training. He attained his bachelor from Faculty of Public Health at Diponegoro University-Semarang. He did his master degree at the Graduate Institute of Health Care administration at Asia University-Taiwan, and graduated from PhD program at Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg-Germany. He has been working as a lecturer and researcher at the School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, JenderalSoedirman University, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia since 2002. As a researcher, He is currently focusing his projects on health policy, health economics, global health, health equity and climate change.
Along with his duties at the School of Public Health, he attended seminars and met with public health leaders at different functions and events. All these activities confirmed his growing interest in public health, health policy, health economics, global health, and climate change, particularly in developing countries. These are his strongest interests because he believes they are fundamental to his country, Indonesia.
Teaching, research, and management activities are main responsibilities as lecturer at School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, JenderalSoedirman University. According to his academic training, hehas responsibility to conduct teaching and research in the area of Public Health. He has to coordinate teaching and research activities in the following areas: (1) Health economics; (2) Health policy analysis; (3) Health service management; and (4) Healthcare planning and evaluation.
In teaching activities, he has to use a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of students. He has responsibility to teach, advice and supervise both of undergraduate and post-graduate students.In research activities, he has to upgrade his research concern that pursues sustained research activity through original research, including other research-related contributions through conference papers and presentations and/or consultancy projects and advice. Moreover, in the management activities is likely to involve contributions at departmental and faculty levels.