Dr. P. Amrutha Rao completed MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University in 1985. He also completed post graduate diploma in Public Health (DPH) from NTR University of Health Sciences in 1990. He joined in the department of Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre of NIN in 1993. His area of specialization are, Public Health, Nutrition, Clinical Toxicology, Food Safety, Lathyrism and Food Borne Disease Outbreaks. He also participated in Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) survey in North-East India. He is member of Nutrition Society of India (NSI), Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) and Indian Dietetics Association (IDA). Presented Oral Paper Presentation in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi on "Lathyrism in South Central India". Presently he is in-charge of Nutrition Unit in Osmania General Hospital. He is also faculty member for MSc (Applied Nutrition) and taking the Students to the Nutrition Ward and explaining the Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Nutritional Deficiency Diseases.