Kamalesh Rajan Babu

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Kamalesh Rajan Babu

Program: PhD

Dr.Kamalesh Rajan Babu is enrolled in the Ph.D. programme at the SRM University, Chennai, India.

He is a Project coordinator/Biostatistician at Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai. He is a Public health researcher with primary interests in understanding Non-communicable diseases and its associated risk factors of various ethnic, social and cultural origins. He has completed his undergraduate education in Dentistry from the Tamil Nadu M.G.R Medical University and completed his Masters in Public Health with a specialization in Biostatistics, from SRM University, India.

Dr.Kamalesh is well versed in performing invariant statistical analysis with statistical software like SPSS, SAS, and R. He has notable statistical contributions and publications in multiple NCD research studies. He has handled several national-level projects related to National Health insurance and health system efficiency and was previously involved in state-level administration of National health programs.

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, India

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), a unique 100% non-profit foundation, is an outstanding research centre established in 1996 in Chennai, South India. It is committed to research on diabetes and other non-communicable diseases utilizing the most advanced technology available. MDRF is designated as ICMR Centre for Advanced Research on diabetes and, a WHO collaborating Centre for Non-Communicable Disease, Prevention and Control. The foundation performs state-of-the-art clinical and biochemical techniques and computing skills making it one of the most advanced centers for diabetes research in Asia.

www.mdrf.in

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, (formerly known as SRM University) is one of the top ranking universities in India with over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campus, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities. 80% of the students at SRM are from outside Tamil Nadu, with students from Europe, China and other countries.

SRM IST has been accredited by NAAC with the Highest ‘A++’ Grade in the year 2018, valid for the next 5 years. SRM IST is placed in A category by MHRD.  It is spanned over 600 acres replete with a variety of facilities, State-of-the-art labs, libraries, Wi-Fi, knowledge centre, 4000 capacity AC auditorium, 100 online smart classrooms, Hostels with premium facilities, endless convenience on campus including ATM’s, bookstores, dining options, cafeterias, prayer halls, gym and more.

www.srmist.edu.in