Dr Raja Sriswan MamidiScientist 'D',
Dr. M. Raja Sriswan (pronounced as srish-one), joined National Institute of Nutrition as a senior research fellow (SRF) in 2008. As an SRF, he worked in the Hyderabad Dexa study under Dr Hannah Kuper (London school of hygiene and tropical medicine, United Kingdom) and Dr K.V Radhakrishna (then a senior scientist in the Clinical Division, NIN). He has also been the in charge medical officer for Nutrition ward (run by NIN) at Niloufer hospital, a tertiary care hospital in Hyderabad. He has worked in the area of stunting, severe acute malnutrition, infant and young child feeding practices (IYCF) and cardiovascular diseases. His interests also include reproducible research based on R Programming software and dietary collection tools. He also did an internship at IIT-Kharagpur in 2016 for mobile and web based dietary collection tools.
He is currently evaluating the impact of multi sectoral nutrition intervention on reducing malnutrition in vulnerable segments of population in two districts of Karnataka. He is also involved in another study in the slums of Rajahmundry, the objective of which, is to reduce anemia and under nutrition in children, adolescent girls and pregnant women through convergence of various departments that are nutrition sensitive and specific.
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