November 2, 2010 — Srinith Reddy presented two lectures, the first—”Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases: Global Dimensions and Determinants,” the second on November 3—”Cardiovascular Health Is the Heart of Global Development.”
Public Health Foundation of India
K. Srinath Reddy, Provost’s Distinguished Visitor, is the president of the Public Health Foundation of India and, until recently, headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Having trained in cardiology and epidemiology, Reddy has been involved in several major international and national research studies, including the INTERSALT global study of blood pressure and electrolytes, the INTERHEART global study on risk factors of myocardial infarction, and national collaborative studies on the epidemiology of coronary heart disease and community control of rheumatic heart disease.
He is coordinator of the Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in the Developing Countries (IC Health), a global partnership program which promotes research for prevention of cardiovascular diseases in developing countries.
Reddy has served on many WHO expert panels and is on the board of the World Heart Federation. He edited the National Medical Journal of India for 10 years and is on the editorial board of several international and national journals. He has published more than 220 scientific publications in international and Indian peer-reviewed journals.