Ananya Gupta is a PhD student of Cardiovascular Epidemiology supervised by Professor John Chambers at LKC School of Medicine, NTU in Singapore. She has a Master of Public Health (Global Health stream) from Imperial College London, which she was awarded as part of the Unit’s commitment to capacity building of early-career South Asian researchers. Ananya’s primary research interests encompass noncommunicable diseases prevention and management for South Asians ranging from epidemiology and health policy to clinical and behavioural interventions. She has worked as Programme Manager at Imperial and Max Healthcare for the Unit.
At Imperial, she assisted with study delivery, monitoring and evaluation, recruitment and reporting. During her two years at Max, she participated in developing protocols and SOPs centrally, was responsible for coordinating IRB and regulatory approvals regionally, setting up government collaborations and the surveillance infrastructure in multiple centres of New Delhi, recruitment and training of study teams, monitoring and achieving participant recruitment targets, and overseeing data and samples management.
Ananya’s undergraduate education is in Biology (Neuroscience) from The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to working with the Unit since 2017, she has project management experience in the health, education, and social development sectors, specializing in strategic partnerships, implementation, and community outreach.d in state-level administration of National health programs.