July 20, 2022

Dr. K. Srinath Reddy appointed as Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Professor Reddy is a renowned public health researcher and leader who has received numerous awards and honors during his career. He is President of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and formerly headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Under his leadership, PHFI has established five Indian Institutes of Public Health in different regions of India, to advance multi-disciplinary public health education, research, health technologies and implementation support for strengthening health systems. He is the first Indian to be elected to the National Academy of Medicine and has been awarded several prestigious international and national doctorates and fellowships. He was President of the World Heart Federation (2013-15).

Professor Reddy obtained his medical degree from Osmania Medical College (Hyderabad), M.D. (Medicine) and D.M. (Cardiology) degrees from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Delhi) and M.Sc. (Epidemiology) from McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada). Having trained in cardiology and epidemiology, Professor Reddy has been a researcher, teacher, policy enabler, advocate and activist who has worked to promote cardiovascular health, tobacco control, appropriate nutrition across the life course, chronic disease prevention and healthy living across the lifespan.  He has more than 500 scientific publications in international and Indian peer reviewed-journals.

We look forward to greater engagement with Professor Reddy and his colleagues in coming years through virtual and in-person events as well as formal collaborations. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Dr. Reddy’s faculty liaisons, Heather and Harsha, should you wish to meet with Dr. Reddy or have ideas for collaborations.

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