Engagement with Community

“COVID 19: MUTANTS AND VACCINES” Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, 02nd February 2021 “COVID–19 Vaccine Rollout: Executing an Effective and Equitable Strategy in Karnataka” Webinar 1-Public Policy Dialogue, Policy Engagement & Communication and Training, 22nd January 2021 Holistic Health for Primary care Physicians By AHPI, 28th December 2020 Panel discussion onContinue reading “Engagement with Community”

Research Grants and Fellowships

Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance,  Intermediate Fellowship. (2015-20). Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy and risk of chronic diseases. More details: India Alliance Wellcome Trust Capacity Strengthening Strategic Award. Short Grants of Public Health Foundation of India and a consortium of UK universities. (2012-15) A Pilot Study to test the feasibility of a larger cohort study. Karnataka State HealthContinue reading “Research Grants and Fellowships”


Represented and contributed at National level consultation. “Prioritising Newborn and Child Health: A Policy Advocacy Initiative to Build Informed Consensus and Mobilise Support by Translating Evidence to Action”. 23-24 November, 2010 , New Delhi Only external member on Committee to create Public health department and cadre in the state of Karnataka. Consultation provided to proposedContinue reading “Consultations”


Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page. Articles  Why stifle AYUSH for modern medicine? Deccan Herald, May 30,2017. Link Quality healthcare that is accessible, Deccan Herald, Feb 22,2017. Link Stress? Techies don’t mind it if pay check is fat.” NIMHANS-PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION INDIAContinue reading “Media”


Teaching Each year, I offer several courses in the areas of Basic Epidemiology, Advanced Epidemiology, Applied Epidemiology (Non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases, and Surveillance), and Introduction to Public Health, Universal Health Coverage for Diploma Students Masters Students and Doctoral Students Furthermore, I regularly offer short courses and visiting lectures, which allow students to complete required learning inContinue reading “Activities”