A.LAKSHMAIAH
SCIENTIST G

  A.LAKSHMAIAH

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2016

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NUTRITION
JAMAI OSMANIA PO TARNAKA
HYDERABAD - 500007 .
Telephone (off): 91-41-27019141
Fax : 91-41-27019141
Email : avulalaxman@yahoo.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC) from Z.P.S.S. Venkapally, Karimnagar, , Andhra Pradesh, 1977
  • Intermediate from Govt.Junior College, Huzurabad, Karimangar, 1979
  • M.B. B.S. from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh , 1987
  • PG Diploma in Public Health (DPH) from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1992
  • Post Graduate Certi. Course in Appl. Nutri. from National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR, Hyderabad – 500 007, 1994
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) MCI Recognized from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, TVM, Kerala, 2003
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, 2008
  • Ph. D (Registered) (Public Health Nutrition) from University of Health sciences, Vijayawada, 2007

Discipline:
SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE



Research Experience:
The following Research tasks are performed:
  • Several projects on Epidemiological, Operational Research, Clinical trials and Evaluations were carried out
  • Designing and negotiation of research protocols in the area of Health and Nutrition.
  • Recruitment & training and standardization of investigators on various methodologies adopted in nutrition surveys.
  • Monitoring, execution, supervision and quality control of field surveys/projects.
  • Writing of the reports & recommendations and submitting to the planning commission and other relevant authorities.
  • Formulation of various strategies and policies for prevention and control of undernutrition and non-communicable diseases (Double burden of diseases) for the use at State and central level.
  • Experience in management of complex emergencies such as drought, floods, Tsunami
  • Faculty member for the following regular and ad hoc training programmes are being conducted in the Institute:
    • M. Sc Applied Nutrition course
    • PG certificate post graduate course in Applied Nutrition
    • Anaemia training course
    • Several Ad hoc training programmes
  • Published of research papers in peer reviewed National and International journals.
  • Reviewing of scientific papers of European Journal of clinical Nutrition, Food & Nutrition Bulletin, Asia pacific journal of clinical Nutrition, Indian Pediatrics, Indian Journal of Medical Research, etc.
  • Participated in several conferences/seminars/workshops as invited guest speaker.
  • Expert group member in the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Government of India.
  • Life member in Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) and Nutrition society of India (NSI) and member in Indian Dietetic Association.
Awards:
  • Received IUNS International Fellowship Award in the year 2006 African Nutrition epidemiology conference: August 15-18, 2006, Ghana, South Africa,.
  • Received INF/Kraft Travel Fellowship to attend the Pre-Congress Workshop titled “Institutional Research Capacity Strengthening in Nutrition” from September 6-8 2007 and the 10th Asian Congress of Nutrition from September 9-13, 2007 in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Best Second paper Award received in the year 2008 for the paper “Pattern of indigenous vegetables and legumes consumption in rural India”, presented in International Conference on Indigenous Vegetables and Legumes. Prospectus for Fighting Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad.
  • ‘International Health Professional of the year 2010’ awarded by Research and Advisory Board, International Biographical centre, Cambridge, England.
  • Selected for inclusion of my biography in the upcoming 2009-10 (7th Edition) Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare. This unique compilation will chronicle the world’s most accomplished health care and medicine industry professionals from around the world.

Trainings received

  • Evaluation of Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) from Osmania Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, 1990
  • Integrated Child Development Programme (ICDS) from Osmania Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, 1991
  • Safe Motherhood and Childhood Survival Programme (CSSM) from Government of Andhra Pradesh and UNICEF, 1991
  • Administration of psychosocial development in preschool children from National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, 1992
  • Diet and Nutrition Surveys from National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, 1992
  • Management of Primary Health Care in Rural Areas from National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad, 1998
  • Ethical issues in Public Health Research from Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, 2003
  • Participatory Management and Collective Decision Making from National Institute of Rural Development, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2005
  • Enhancing the Efficiency of Nutritional investigations from International Nutrition Foundation (INF), USA & Central Food Technological Research Institute, India , 2006
  • Institutional Research Capacity Strengthening in Nutrition” from International Nutrition Foundation (INF)/ September 6-8 2007 in Taipei, Taiwan, 2007

Expert Advisory group member in

  • Department of Science and Technology -MDM Technology mission
  • Integrated Child development Services
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)-Food group

Areas of Research Experience: (Duration: > 18 years)

  • National Nutrition Monitoring and periodical Assessment of Nutritional Status of Communities of Urban, Rural and Tribal
  • Assessment, Prevention and Control of micronutrient deficiencies, especially Iron, Iodine and Vitamin A.
  • Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of National Nutrition Programmes
  • Assessment of impact of National Calamities such as droughts, earthquakes, Tsunami, etc. and intervention strategies to control the nutritional deficiencies among the affected population.
  • Undernutrition, Food security and Nutrition surveillance
  • Assessment of ‘Double Burden’ of disease and its correlates among the different physiological groups and communities

Teaching/Training/Administration

  • M. Sc. Post graduate course
  • Post Graduate Certificate course in Applied Nutrition
  • Adhoc training courses for senior health and Nutrition administrators of Central and State Governments
  • Guest faculty in Central and State Health, Nutrition and Education Institutes

Consultancy

  • State/Central NGOs international NGOs like UNICEF, World Bank and other Institutes
Foreign Visits:
  1. WORKSHOP ENTITLED "DIETARY INTAKE IN INDIA AND DESCRIPTIVE E PIDEMIOLOGY" TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2015-05-20 TO 2015-05-22

  2. TO ATTEND THE TRAINING PROGRAMME ON BASIC GENETIC AND GENOMICS AND GENETIC ASSOCIATION STUDIES. TO UNITED KINGDOM
    FROM 2011-05-22 TO 2011-06-04

  3. PARTICIPATION IN THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITION 2009. TO BANGKOK
    FROM 2009-10-04 TO 2009-10-09

  4. 1. PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP AND 2. 10TH ASIAN CONGRESS OF NUTRITION FOR A PERIOD OF 7 DAYS TO TAIWAN
    FROM 2007-09-06 TO 2007-09-12

  5. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DIETETICS. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2004-05-28 TO 2004-05-31

  6. PARTICIPATION IN THE 17TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITION TO AUSTRIA
    FROM 2001-08-27 TO 2001-08-31


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