Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

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Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

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Dr. Jayalakshmi Krishnan

Assistant Professor & Coordinator
Email: jayalakshmi@cutn.ac.in
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Dr. Lekha D Bhat

Assistant Professor
Email: lekhabhat@cutn.ac.in
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Dr. Sujit Kumar Behera

Assistant Professor
Email: sujitkumar@cutn.ac.in
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Dr. Praveen Balabaskaran Nina

Assistant Professor
Email: praveen@cutn.ac.in
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The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health was established in August 2016. It offers two years Master Degree in Epidemiology and Public Health. Provides teaching, research, and service activities that helps public health practitioner, health care providers, and researchers to develop and apply population based approaches to maintain and improve the public’s health in the heartland and the nation. The M.Sc., degree in EPH (Epidemiology and Public Health) is offered through the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, at CUTN. Known as the first University offering M.Sc in Epidemiology and Public Health, in the Country, this programme provides students with strong foundation in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, complemented by Qualitative and Behavioural Sciences.

Mission of the Department: To provide trans-disciplinary research approach to students to create and communicate knowledge on the causes and prevention of disease in the population, to promote health and health services

Vision of the Department: Our mission is to provide a friendly, productive environment, training in academics, provide greater exposure to industry and real time experiences, to develop students as health care professionals.

The M.Sc. Program is offered as 85-credit-hour degree program. All students complete five core courses in epidemiology, public health diplomacy, global health policy, disease modelling, environmental health, social and behavioural sciences, public health administration, and biostatistics. Hours are devoted to required labs in epidemiology & data management and electives. Internship is done at the end of the first year, for 2 months followed by the project work on the end semester.

 Dr. S. Vimala
 Technical Assistant (Laboratory)
   E-Mail: vimala@cutn.ac.in

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