Dr. A. LAXMAIAH
MBBS, DPH, MPH, PG Certificate Course (Applied Nutrition), MBA
Scientist ‘F’ & Head, Public Health
Dr. Laxmaiah is an epidemiologist and public health nutrition specialist in the Division of community studies. Trained in Medicine and Public Health, he has been researching extensively in the areas of Public Health Nutrition. He has been constantly upgrading his skills by taking part in various issue based training and capacity building programmes related to health, nutrition care and management. He has vast experience in carrying out epidemiological, operational and intervention trials in health and nutrition in areas such as undernutrition (macro and micronutrient deficiencies) and overnutrition and associa (obesity, diabetes, hypertension, etc.). He is the execution incharge for the activities of the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau.
He is a faculty member for regular as well as adhoc training programmes being organized regularly in the Institute. He has been actively involved in cpacity building in the areas of neutrition for the staff of Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), GOvernemnt of India. He also serves a guest faculty in training programmes organized by many reputed medical institutions, universities and NGOs. He published more than 50 papers in national and international journals, three book chapters and several papers in proceedings of national and international conferences.