India – 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

U.S. Institution
Florida International University, Robert Stempel School of Public Health

U.S. Based Mentor

madhivanan
Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
E-mail: purnima.madhivanan@fiu.edu

 

jeffklausner
Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Email: jdklausner@mednet.ucla.edu

 

 

Local Mentors

P A Mahesh, MBBS, DTCD, DNB
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, JSS Medical College,
JSS University, Mysore, India
E-mail: mahesh1971in@yahoo.com

Vijaya Srinivas, MBBS, DFW, DGO, FCGP
Senior Clinical Research Physician, Public Health Research Insititute of India
E-mail: drvijaya09@gmail.com

Murali Krishna, MSc, CCSST, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist and Research Fellow
E-mail: muralidoc@googlemail.com

SubbaRao V. Madhunapantula, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India
Email: madhunapantulas@yahoo.com


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.

Project

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