TRAINEES

PhD

Program: PhD

Institution: University of Colombo (UCOL)

Institution providing training: University of Colombo (UCOL)

Supervisor: Dr. Prasad Katulanda

Title: Community-based multi-component health promotion intervention to reduce the prevalence of obesity among adults (50-65 years) in Western Province of Sri Lanka- cluster randomized trial

Program: PhD

Funder Institution: LISS DTP scholarship

Institution: Imperial College London (ICL)

Supervisors: Prof. Gary Frost, Prof. Marisa Miraldo

Title: The determinants of nutritional choices and obesity & behavioural interventions for food behaviour change

Program: PhD

Institution: Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)

Institution providing training: SRM University, Chennai

Supervisor: Local Dr. R.M. Anjana, Dr. R.Guha Pradeepa, Deakin University: Prof. Vincent Versace, Prof. Kevin Mc Namara, GHRU: Prof. John Chambers

Title: Relationship of lifestyle patterns to type-2 diabetes and development of lifestyle index for prevention of diabetes in urban India

Program: PhD

Institution: BRAC University

Institution providing training: Mahidol University, Thailand

Supervisor: Dr. Malay Mridha

Title: Present scinarion of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) management in policies and practices and projections of investment and impact through using onehealth tool (OHT) in bangladesh

Program: PhD

Institution: University of Kelaniya (UKEL)

Institution providing training: University of Kelaniya (UKEL)

Supervisors: Local: Prof A Pathmeswaran, GHRU: Dr. Anuradhani Kasturiratne

Title: Assessment of physical activity and their correlates among urban and rural communities in Gampaha, Sri Lanka

Program: PhD

Institution: Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)

Institution providing training: SRM University, Chennai

Supervisors: Local Dr. R.M. Anjana, Dr. R.Guha Pradeepa, Deakin University: Prof.Vincent Versace, Prof. Kevin Mc Namara, GHRU: Prof.John Chambers

Title: Environmental correlates with diabetes and cardio-metabolic risk factors in Urban Chennai

Program: PhD

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Program: PhD

Institution: Max Healthcare

Institution providing training: Amity University, Noida

Supervisor: Dr. Sujeet Jha

Title: A Community Trial to determine the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Depression in T2DM and to study the impact of Health Worker on Depression in a subset of patients at Primary Health Care setting of Delhi

Program: PhD

Institution: University of Kelaniya (UKEL)

Institution providing training: University of Kelaniya (UKEL)

Supervisor: Local: Prof Champa Wijesinghe, GHRU: Dr. Anuradhani Kasturiratne

Title: Dietary patterns, Nutritional status and Body composition in relation to cardiovascular risk among the population of the District of Kegalle, Sri Lanka

Program: PhD

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Title: The relationship between obesity, insulin resistance and meta-inflammation

MPhil

Program: M.Phil in Public Health

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Program: M.Phil in Public Health

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Program: M.Phil in Public Health

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Program: M.Phil in Public Health

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Masters

Program: MPH

Institution: BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC)

Institution providing training: BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC)

Academic Year: 2021-22

MD (Research)

Program: MD (Research)

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Institution: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

Program: MD (Research)

Institution providing training: Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS)

PhD

Prof. Upul Senarath

PhD Awarded in 2022 (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka).

Title: Effectiveness of a mobile phone based nutrition counselling and lifestyle modification intervention for reducing cardiovascular risk in adults in the community: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Supervisor: Dr. Prasad Katulanda

Masters

P. Khyang

MPH Awarded in 2020 (BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Bangladesh).

Title: Status of fruits and vegetable consumption and factors associated with inadequate fruits and vegetable consumption among 20-59 years old females in Bangladesh.

Supervisor: Dr Malay Mridha

A. Gupta

MPH awarded in 2020 (Imperial College London, UK).

Title: Prevalence of Hypertension and its Association with Adiposity in Non-Migrant Indians and Migrant Indians in the UK: A Cross-sectional Observational Study.

Supervisors: Prof John Chambers, Dr. Sujeet Jha

I. Sutradhar

MSc in Epidemiology awarded in 2020 (Imperial College London, UK).

Title: Understanding the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and Prediabetes among Bangladeshi Adults and Level of Care Available for T2DM Patients in Bangladesh: Epidemiological Analysis of a Nationally Representative Survey Data.

Supervisor: Professor Edward Gregg

M. Begum

MSc in Epidemiology awarded in 2020 (Imperial College London, UK).

Title: Association of Built Environment Attributes with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases in Asia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies.

Supervisors: Dr R M Anjana, Dr. Ranjani Harish, Prof.John Chambers

K. F. Islam

MPH Awarded in 2020 (BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Bangladesh).

Title: Assessing the quality of life of breast cancer patients attending a tertiary hospital in Bangladesh.

Supervisor: Dr Malay Mridha

F. T. U. Shaon

MPH Awarded in 2020 (BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Bangladesh).

Title: Prevalence and factors associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms among women with breast cancer.

Supervisor: Dr Malay Mridha