DR. J.J. BABU GEDDA

Scientist 'F' 
Clinical Epidemiology


Email:  geddambabuj@yahoo.com
Email:  geddambabuj@ninindia.org
Contact:  +91-40-27197377

Brief Profile

Dr. Jaga Jeevan Babu Geddam is currently heading the Division of Clinical Epidemiology. He did his MBBS degree from Ranga Raya Medical College, of Andhra University, and MPH from Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam of VU university of Netherlands. He was the awardee of NUFFIC fellowship of Govt of Netherlands in 2008. He has about 23 years of research experience in the field of   clinical epidemiology emphasis adolescent and migrant’s health and nutrition. He has published more than 40 scientific papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He is the Project Incharge for the Model Rural Health Research Center (MRHRU), Chandragiri, Chittoor District AP and, Mentor for Model Research Unit (MRU), SV medical college, Tirupati, AP.

Publications
  1. Babu BV, Sharma Y, Kusuma YS, Sivakami M, Lal DK, Marimuthu P, Geddam JB, Khanna A, Agarwal M, Sudhakar G, Sengupta P, Borhade A, Khan Z, Kerketta AS, Brogen A. Internal migrants' experiences with and perceptions of frontline health workers: A nationwide study in 13 Indian cities. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2538.
  2. Geddam, J. B. ;  Ponna, S. N. ;  Kommu, P. R. ;  Kokku, S. B. ;  Mamidi, R. S. ;  Bontha, V. B. Utilization of maternal health services by the migrant population living in the non-notified slums of Hyderabad city, India. Indian Journal of Community Health 2017. 29. 1. 29-38
  3. Suryanarayana P, Arlappa N, Sai Santhosh V, Balakrishna N, Lakshmi Rajkumar P, Prasad U, Raju BB, Shivakeseva K, Divya Shoshanni K, Seshacharyulu M, Geddam JB, Prasanthi PS, Ananthan R. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its associated factors among the urban elderly population in Hyderabad metropolitan city, South India. Ann Hum Biol. 2018;45(2):133-139.
  4. Bontha Veerraju Babu; Yadlapalli Sriparvati Kusuma; Muthusamy Sivakami; Dharmesh Kumar Lal; Palaniappan Marimuthu; Jagjeevan Babu Geddam; Anoop Khanna; Monika Agarwal; Godi Sudhakar; Paramita Sengupta; Anjali Borhade; Zulfia Khan; Anna Salomi Kerketta; Brogen Singh Akoijam. Living conditions of internal labour migrants: a nationwide study in 13 Indian cities. International Journal of Migration and Border Studies (IJMBS), Vol. 3, No. 4, 2017
  5. Samiksha Singh, Jaga Jeevan Babu Geddam, G. Bhanuprakash Reddy, Dinesh Raj Pallepogula,HiraBallabh Pant, Sutapa B. Neogi, Neena John, Sunanda Reddy Kolli, Pat Doyle, Sanjay Kinra Andy Ness and GudlavalletiVenkataSatyanarayana Murthy. Folate, vitamin B12, ferritin and haemoglobin levels among women of childbearing age from a rural district in South India. BMC Nutrition, 2017, 3:50
  6. JJ Babu Geddam, Prasad Rao Kommu,  SatyendraNathPonna, Raja Sriswan, Suresh babu Kokku, KV Radhakrishna and Bontha V. Babu. Immunization uptake and its determinants among the internal migrant population living in non-notified slums of Hyderabad city, India: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 2017
  7. Satyendra NathPonna , Venkata Prasad Upadrasta , J. J. Babu Geddam , Shankar Reddy Dudala1,, Renuka Sadasivuni1 , Hemalatha Bathina1Regional variation in utilization of Antenatal care services in the state of Andhra Pradesh . J Family Med Prim Care. 2017 Apr-Jun;6(2):231-23.
  8. Radha Krishna KV , Rajkumar Hemalatha , Raja Sriswan Mamidi , Babu Geddam JJ , BalakrishnaN. Do South Indian newborn babies have higher fat percentage for a given birth weight? Early Human Development 96, 2016, 39–43
  9. Raja Sriswan Mamidi, Hemalatha Rajkumar, K. V. Radhakrishna, and J. J. Babu: Secular Trends in Heights and Weights in Boys and Girls Over 3 Decades in Rural India. Food Nutr Bull. 2016 May 13.
  10. Jagajeevan Babu Geddam, Suresh Babu Kokku, Balakrishna Nagalla, Anupama D, Radha Krishna Kankipati Vijaya, Ajeya Kumar Parttipati. Diet, nutrition and cardiac risk factor profile of tribal migrant population in an urban slum in India. Indian Journal of Community Health, 27, 01; 2015.
  11. R. Hemalatha, Arthur C. Ouwehand, Sofia D. Forssten, J. J. Babu Geddam, Raja Sriswan Mamidi, V. Bhaskar and K. V. Radhakrishna. A Community-based Randomized Double Blind Controlled Trial of Lactobacillus paracasei and Bifidobacterium lactis on Reducing Risk for Diarrhea and Fever in Preschool Children in an Urban Slum in India. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety 2014, 4(4): 325-341,
  12. Khandare AL, Babu JJ, Ankulu M, Aparna N, Shirfule A, Rao GS. Grass pea consumption & present scenario of neurolathyrism in Maharashtra State of India. Indian J Med Res. 2014 Jul;140(1):96-101.
  13. J. J. Babu Geddam, Y. Thimma Reddy, N. Balakrishna, Sunil Kumar Reddy2, P. Ajay Kumar, K. V. Radhakrishna Osteoporotic hip fractures in low-income group population, hospital based case control study from India.  International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 2014, 4, 4.
  14. Aggarwal R, Babu JJ, Hemalatha R, Reddy AV, Sharma D, Kumar T. Effect of inclusion of hepatitis B vaccine in childhood immunization program in India: a retrospective cohort study. Indian Pediatr. 2014 Nov;51(11):875-9.
  15. K. V. Radhakrishna, R. Hemalatha, J. J. Babu Geddam, P. Ajey Kumar, N. Balakrishna, and Veena Shatrugna. Effectiveness of Zinc Supplementation to Full Term Normal Infants: A Community Based Double Blind, Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5): e61486.
  16. J. J. Babu Geddam, Radhakrishna K.V., Ramalaxmi B.A., Balakrishna N., Qadri S.S.Y.H., Sesikeran B Maternal Nutrition in Early Pregnancy Effects Placental Development. Int. J. Med. Public health, 2011, 1(2); 22-29
  17. Babu Geddam JJ, Radhakrishna KV, Ramalaxmi BA, Ravinder P, and Balakrishna N. Expression of Leptin In Early Placental Development- Its Association With Maternal Nutritional Status. International Journal of Medicine and Public Health,2012,2,3,21-24.
  18. Mamidi RS, Shidhaye P, Radhakrishna KV, Babu JJ, Reddy PS. Pattern of growth faltering and recovery in under 5 children in India using WHO growth standards--a study on First and Third National Family Health Survey. Indian Pediatr. 2011, 11;48(11):855-60.