Public Health Matters because Your Life Matters: Public health is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized efforts of the society (Detels). As an epidemiologist, I work with determinants of health or disease with other health-related factors in human populations.

About Me:

I work as Associate Professor at Bangalore campus of Indian Institute of Public Health-H of Public Health Foundation of India. I am with foundation since April 2006.

I have completed PhD in Epidemiology from UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles with doctoral research in Non Communicable Diseases. Other details can be found here.

I started my professional work experience as Junior Resident at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.  Subsequently, I worked with World Health Organization for more than 5 years. The details of work experience are provided here.

I am interested in application of epidemiological methods in public health. With over thirteen years of public health experience in infectious diseases and doctoral level research in NCD’s, I am in constant endeavor to learn the dynamics of diseases in human populations. You can find more details about my research here.

Areas of interest:

Epidemiology methods, Child health, Occupational Health and Public health in LMIC


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