Department of Epidemiology
- The Department of Epidemiology (DoE) was established in the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University in February 1997 with assistance from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
The journey so far..
Key Research Priorities
What's happening at Department of Epidemiology?
Training Programs/Continuing Education
Ph.D. Programme Research Projects
S.No. Name Title Guide 1 Dr.A.Sridhar Risk factors for fertility decline among Muthuvan Tribes of Anamalai hills in the western Ghats of Tamil Nadu and Kerala Dr.S.Kalpana 2 Dr. Mathan C. Peryasamy An immune epidemiological study on the effect of neonatal BCG vaccination on intracellular killing of mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis of Human macrophages Dr. Manjula Datta 3 Dr. Kalpana S Patterns of Cytokines response in BCG vaccinated and Non-vaccinated Children Dr. Manjula Datta 4 Dr. Jayaseelan Devadas Manickam A case control study on determinants of risky sexual behaviour among clients in selected hospitals Erode Districts Dr. Manjula Datta 5 Dr. Nalini Kesavraj Epidemiology of factors facilitating and initiating gender equity in Primary Health Care settings Dr. Manjula Datta
Adolescent Health Perception and practices of menstrual hygiene management among rural adolescent school girls of 14 - 17yrs Prevalence and Determinants of obesity among school girls(9-13 years) and association of early menarche with childhood obesity Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among urban school children in the age group of 13-17 years, Chennai, Prevalence of anemia among school children Mental Health Correlation between intelligence quotient and social quotient among children with mental retardation Epidemiological profile of developmental milestones among children with autism spectrum disorders in Coimbatore. Dental Health Vitamin A level in recurrent respiratory infected children Coping mechanism in cleft lips and palate Awareness about dental problems among Primary care physicians Back pain among Dentists A study on the prevalence of common dental diseases among children in orphanages in south Chennai Barriers of Health Seeking for oral problems Prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis and its associated risk factors in children of Salem taluk Prevalence of dental caries and the associated risk factors among adolescent students in Chennai Corporation School Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of tobacco cessation among dentist in and around Chennai Assessment of oral hygiene, knowledge, attitude and behavior among visually challenged children in the age group 8-17 years in chennai. Knowledge, attitude and practices of oral health and assessment of the definition status among school teachers in the urban Chennai Maternal Health Obstetric Care seeking Behavior among Married Women of Reproductive age group in Arakkonam town, Tamilnadu Risk factors associated with delayed child birth and its implications on psychosocial pressure of women in chennai a case control study Alternative Health Perception of patient taking siddha medicine Utilization pattern of the community in seeking siddha system of medicine in Chennai metropolitan area To evaluate the effectiveness of intervention (Thoppukaranam) to reduce childhood obesity and anxiety among urban school students (7 -17 years) - sequential self controlled trial Infectious Health Adherence to Anti- retro viral therapy (ART) and ARV prophylaxis among HIV seropositive women attending PPTCT centres, Chennai Prevalence of anti-leptospiral antibody among fever cases Prevalence of opportunistic infections among HIV/AIDS patients who are not on Anti Retro-Viral Drugs those who attend ART Centres in Chennai Assement of the quality of life among discordant couples and seropositive patients who are attending ART centres in Chennai Assessment of quality of life and stigma among HIV sero positive adults in south Tamilnadu - A cross sectional study Knowledge, attitude and practices of mothers about acute diarrhea and its management with oral rehydration therapy & zinc in children under 5 years of age NCD Assessment of nutritional status and dietary pattern of urban college girls-A Cross sectional study Prevalence of hypertension among rural population in the district of Ariyalur, Tamilnadu Assessment of dietary practices and self adherence to type diabetic management among urban and rural population of villupuam
2Dr. Mathan C.Peryasamy An immune epidemiological study on the effect of neonatal BCG vaccination on intracellular killing of mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis of Human macrophagesDr. Manjula Datta3Dr. Kalpana SPatterns of Cytokines response in BCG vaccinated and Non-vaccinated ChildrenDr. Manjula Datta4Dr. Jayaseelan Devadas ManickamA case control study on determinants of risky sexual behaviour among clients in selected hospitals Erode DistrictsDr. Manjula Datta5Dr. Nalini KesavrajEpidemiology of factors facilitating and initiating gender equity in Primary Health Care settingsDr. Manjula Datta
Geriatirc Health 1 Dr.A.Sridhar Risk factors for fertility decline among Muthuvan Tribes of Anamalai hills in the western Ghats of Tamil Nadu and Kerala Dr.S.Kalpana
S.No. Projects Principle investigator Amount Received Funding Agency 1 Strategies for introducing equity in health research-ENHR Dr.Manjula Datta 80,000 INCLEN 2 Prevalence of Anemia Dr.Manjula Datta 1,70,000 UNICEF 3 Quality Assurance Panel Dr.Manjula Datta 2,87,400 World Bank 4 Perception of Community regarding DOTS Dr.Manjula Datta 2,24,961 INCLEN 5 Risk factors for MDR TB Dr.Manjula Datta 6,60,000 INCLEN 6 Assessment of injection practices in India Dr.Manjula Datta 8,50,000 INCLEN 7 Treatment patterns of private practioners for malaria in Chennai Dr.G.Srinivas 2,44,452 INCLEN 8 Effectiveness of 3 days Amoxicillin verses 5 days co-trimoxazole Dr.Manjula Datta 3.08,796 ICMR 9 Prevalence of Group A streptococcus among slum Children Dr.S.Kalpana 7,92,000 University 10 Hypertension - An update on changing trends Dr.Jasmine S Sundar 25,000 ICMR 11 Prevalence and determinants of Hypertension and effect of yoganidra and hypertension in scholl children (11-17yrs) of Chennai Dr.Joseph Maria Adaikalam 11,06250 ICMR 12 Prevalence of anemia among young adolescent corporation school children Dr.S.Kalpana 6,95,000 University 13 Integrated Road Traffic Injuries Surveillance-India (IRIS-India): Dr.Jasmine S Sundar- Co-investigator ICMR
- Invited Lecture given by Dr. Manjula Datta
- Invited Lecture given by Dr.S.Kalpana
- Invited Lecture given by Mrs.Valarmathi
- Invited Lecture given by Dr.S.Sundar
Epidemiology / Statistical consultation
Researchers will be given guidance from PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT of Medical Research for their Ph.D work/ Post Graduate Dissertation.
A nominal fee will be charged for the Statistical Analysis of Research Data
S.NO Courses Fees 1 UG Dissertation Rs.1000/- 2 PG Dissertation Rs.2000/- 3 Ph.D Thesis Rs.2000/- 4 Preliminary Dissertation and Thesis Consultationn Rs.500/-
Statistical Analysis of Research Data.Statistical Analysis Requisition Form
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Faculties Dr.G. Srinivas M.D.,
Professor and Head of the Department
Tel: Off: +91-44-2220 0713
Dr. Parameswari Srijayanth,M.B.B.S, M.Sc.(Epid),
Tel: Off: +91-44-2220 0713
Dr. Joseph Maria Adaikalam,M.D(Siddha)., M.Sc.(Epid.),
Assistant Professor (Sr.Scale)
Dr. Jasmine S Sundar,M.B.B.S., M.Sc. (Epid.),
Dr. S. Kalpana,M.Sc., M.B.A.,Ph.D.,
Tel: Off: +91-44-2220 0713
Mrs. S. Valarmathi, M.Sc., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,
Research Officer (Statistics)
Non-Teaching Staff Mr. P. Ponnuswamy,. M.Sc., DMLT,
Lab Technician GR II
Mr. D. Rajkumar,B.Sc., DMLT,
Lab Technician GR III