Friday, June 22, 2018

Research Projects

Research Projects (In progress)

  • Advancing Road safety in India ( PI – UL India Limited ) – 2015
  • Development of Integrated Youth Health and Development in Karnataka (PI– Department of Youth and Sports Affairs, Government of Karnataka -2014

Research Projects (Completed)

  • Health and Productivity among industrial workers ( PI – TTKL, Bangalore) -2016
  • Road safety on Indian Highways. A case study of safety on Highways in Kolar district (PI– World Bank Global Road safety Facility through Road Traffic Injury Research Network) -2014 click here to view
  • Health promotion in workplaces – A scoping study ( PI – WHO India Country Office- 2016
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Road Safety – 10 India Project. (CI- Supported  by Johns Hopkins University, USA)   2010-14
  • Adolescent Youth Health Survey in Himachal Pradesh:(PI- Supported by NRHM Himachal Pradesh) – 2014
  • Development of Mortuary based pilot Injury Surveillance guidelines  (PI Supported by WHO, Geneva) -2011-12
  • Bangalore Road Safety and Injury Prevention Programme (PI – supported by WHO India office, India Council of Medical research, WHO – Geneva and CDC – USA)  -2007-12
  • Development of a District model for injury prevention and Control (PI-Supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India andWHO India Office) 2010-13
  • Multicounty study on use of Nonstandard Motorcycle Helmets (PI – Road Traffic  Injury Research Network ) -2008
  • Development of a feasibility module for  Road Traffic Injury Surveillance in  India (PI –  WHO – ICMR)-2007
  • Road Safety and Trauma Care on National Highway 48 (PI – Karnataka State Highway Improvement Programme) -2006
  • Optimizing the Impact of Social Determinants of Health on exposed population in Urban settings (PI – WHO, Kobe, Japan and SEARO, New Delhi) -2006
  • Estimating the public health burden and impact of Road Traffic injuries and prioritizing remedial measures for prevention (PI - World Health Organization and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India).-2004
  • Epidemiological baseline, casual analysis, intervention and standard treatment protocols for injuries and disabilities(Consultant - National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, ­Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Health, Government of India).-2004
  • Documentation of violence prevention programmes in Bangalore(PI - World Health Organization, Geneva).-2004
  • Socio-Economic and Psychological Impact of Alcohol-related problems in Indian Communities (PI - World Health Organization, SEARO, New Delhi)-2003
  • Mental Health Behavioural Surveillance.(PI- World Health Organization, New Delhi, India).-2003
  • Alcohol and Violence(GENACIS project)(Co-PI World Health Organization, Geneva).-2003
  • Neurotrauma registry in NIMHANS(PI –NIMHANS and Southern California Injury Prevention Research Centre, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, USA)-2002
  • Alcohol and Injuries(CI - World Health Organization, Geneva-2002
  • Study of Illicit consumption of alcohol in rural areas(CI - World Health Organization, Geneva). -2002
  • Development of Protocol for Infrastructural Assessment for Development of Human Resources in Injury Prevention and Control in South East Asia.(PI - World Health Organization, SEARO).-2001
  • Ascertainment of cause of death under Sample Registration System by Verbal Autopsy Method (PI - Global Centre for Health Research, Canada).-2003
  • Alcohol and Injuries (CI - World Health Organization, Geneva).-2002
  • Study of Illicit consumption of alcohol in rural areas(CI - World Health Organization, Geneva).-2002
  • Identification of Risk Factors and Capacity building measures for Suicide Prevention(PI - World Health Organization, SEARO).-2001
  • Socio-economic impact of Road Accidents (PI - Traffic Research Laboratory, UK   funded project).-2000
  • Pilot Testing of the WHO Project “International Classification of External Causes of Injuries” (PI - World Health Organization, Geneva).-1999
  • Epidemiology of Suicides(PI -Supported by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Bangalore.-1998
  • Bangalore Road Accident Casualty Underreporting Study.(PI - Transport Research Laboratory, UK).-1998
  • The predictive power of facial injuries for intracranial brain damage among motorcyclists. (Postdoctoral research work at SCIPPRC UCLA, USA)-1996
  • Prevalence of disabilities among neurological and neurosurgical patients hospitalized at NIMHANS. (PI - NIMHANS funded project)-1996
  • Epidemiology of Head Injuries.(PI - KSCST funded project)-1993
  • Study on Head Injuries and Helmets.-1993
  • Study on Mortality pattern among Neurological Disorders (PI - Interdepartmental study)-1991
  • Epidemiological observations on head injury victims: Preliminary observations. (PI NIMHANS funded project).-1990
  • The pilot study on the utilization pattern of services among mentally ill patients seeking help from NIMHANS. (PI -  NIMHANS funded project)-1989