India, Mysore – FIU

 

Location
Mysore, India

Site Institution
Public Health Research Institute of India (PHRII)
JSS Medical College & Hospital
Mysore Medical College Hospital & Research Institute
Vikram Hospital
Holdsworth Memorial Hospital

US Institution
Florida International University, Robert Stempel School of Public Health

Research focus: Infectious and Chronic Diseases; Cervical Cancer; maternal child health; HIV/STDs; Slum health and health disparities in rural populations

Site and Background

Mysore has six different sites and collaborations with the Government of India National Rural Health Mission and the District AIDS Prevention Control Unit (DAPCO). Florida International University (FIU) and UC Berkeley have long-standing research and training collaborations in Mysore focused on slum health and health disparities in rural populations. The consortium has experienced faculty mentors currently conducting laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, and community-based research. In addition, PHRII, one of the local collaborators, operates an active training program originally funded by NIH Fogarty AIDS International Training Research Program (1-D43-TW00003-16) and has hosted over 30 US trainees from universities including UC Berkeley, UCSF, Harvard, Stanford, Vanderbilt, among others.

On-going topic areas for fellows include:

• Cardiovascular Health
• Infectious Disease
• Cervical Cancer
• Lung Cancer
• Childhood Nutrition
• Maternal Child Health
• Childhood Pneumonia
• Mental Health
• Diabetes in Adults & Children
• Non Communicable Diseases
• Gestational Diabetes
• Pharmacoepidemiology
• HIV /AIDS
• Reproductive Health
• HPV Vaccination
• Speech and Hearing (communication disorders)
• Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
• Tuberculosis
• Immunology, Asthma & COPD
• Women’s Health

Please visit:
http://www.sahaya.org/prerana/
www.jssmedicalcollege.in/
http://mysoremedicalcollege.com/
www.vikramhospital.com/
http://www.aiishmysore.com/
http://rscphsw.fiu.edu/
http://rscphsw.fiu.edu/epidemiology/faculty_madhivanan.html

GHES fellowships conducted at these sites:

US Based Mentors

  Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, PhD  Associate Professor, Epidemiology  Email

Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Email

  Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH  Professor of Medicine and Public Health  Email

Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Email

Local Mentors

Ramprasad Attur, MBBS, DPM, MRCPsych
Psychiatrist, Senior Research Physician
Tenderminds Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinic
Email

Murali Krishna, MSc, CCSST, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist and Research Fellow
Email

SubbaRao V. Madhunapantula, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India
Email

P A Mahesh, MBBS, DTCD, DNB
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, JSS Medical College,
JSS University, Mysore, India
Email

Vijaya Srinivas, MBBS, DFW, DGO, FCGP
Senior Clinical Research Physician, Public Health Research Insititute of India
Email