Dr. Srinivasan Kannan
Phone :
0471 - 2524243

Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. 1996 (Thesis title: "Nature and Dynamics of Health Culture - A case of rural population of Tamil Nadu." )

M.A. Rural Development specialised in Project Planning and Management, Gandhigram Rural Institute, India. 1990. (Masters dissertation title: "An Analysis of Tannery Pollution and its impact on Rural Environment in selected villages of Dindigul Taluk, Dindigul Quaid-E-Milleth District". )

B.A. Economics, University of Madras, India 1988.

Professor From 23.12.2017 to Present

Additional Professor From 23.12.2012 to 22.12.2017

Associate Professor (regular),SCTIMST, From 23 December 2008 to 22.12.2012

Associate Professor ( on Deputation), SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram , 18 August 2007 - 22 December 2008

Assistant Professor; Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, 1 April 2003- 17 August 2007.

Guest Faculty / Post Doctoral Fellow; Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, , 22 May 2001 to 31 March2003.

Assistant Professor; Indian Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur, 2001 - 1 January 2001 - 25 April 2001.

Assistant Professor; Indian Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur, 8 September 1999- 8 September 2000.

Assistant Professor; Taleem Research Foundation,Ahmedabad, India , 28 January 1999 to 6 September 1999.

Research Officer;Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur , 30 January 1997- 27 January 1999.

Project Officer,Environmental Society, Madras , 17 August 1995- 27 January 1997.

Co-coordinator;Environmental Society, Madras , 16 Aug 1990- 25 July 1991.

"A Case study on e-health", published by "Institute for Development Policy and Management", University of Manchester, UK. 2004 won one of the best E-Governance case studies.

The research interests include Health Planning and Management, Health Policy, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Economics of Health, Development Studies, Strategic Management, Project Management, Knowledge Management, Environmental Education, E-Commerce, Medical informatics, IT in healthcare, Health Management, Occupational Health, and Social Informatics.

I am a health science faculty member at Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India. I teach Health Management to Post Graduate(MPH) Students. I too teach some sessions in Public Health Ethics, Qualitative Research Methods, and Medical Anthropology. I am the coordinator for the Health Economics course. I was coordinating two training programs on Community Based Interventions on Cardio-vascular Diseases for WHO fellows. Presently I am coordinating the Epidemiological profiling of HIV/AIDS situation at the district and sub-districts level using Data triangulation in Kerala. Earlier I was coordinating Telehealth project in the state of Kerala.

Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship by IIT Kanpur based on qualifying the Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility of Lecturership conducted by University Grants Commission, New Delhi. 1990.

Visited South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, Germany as a Short Term Fellow in Medical Tourism, supported by AROGYAM Network during 8 June to 22 June 2014

Project Director, Social, Economic and Health Impact of Industrial Pollution in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu,Project Awarded by ICSSR

Principal Investigator for "Formative Research on Medical Tourism in Thiruvananthapuram District".

Co-Principal Investigator for Advances in Research on Globally Accessible Medicine (AROGYAM), INDIAN-EUROPEAN RESEARCH NETWORKING PROGRAMME IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES funded by ANR-DFG-ESRC-NWO with ICSSR, http://gtr.rcuk.ac.uk/projects?ref=ES/K005901/1

Principal Investigator for "Rapid assessment of the scheme for promotion of Menstrual Hygiene in Kerala" funded by National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi. January-February, 2013, http://www.sctimst.ac.in/About%20SCTIMST/Organisation/AMCHSS/Projects/List%20of%20Ongoing%20Projects/resources/Report%20on%20Rapid%20Assessment%20of%20the%20Scheme%20for%20Promotion%20of%20Menstrual%20Hygiene.pdf

Principal Investigator, Study on workload of public health nurses and other women workers in Kerala, funded by DST, Government of India.2010-12, http://www.sctimst.ac.in/About%20SCTIMST/Organisation/AMCHSS/Projects/List%20of%20Ongoing%20Projects/resources/Workload%20of%20public%20health%20nurses%20and%20other%20women%20health%20workers.pdf

Coordinated, Harvard Students Program at AMCHSS, SCTIMST, from 4th to 24th January 2008

Principal Investigator, WHO Fellowship Training Programme (FTP) on "Community based interventions for cardiovascular diseases"(4 Months) for two years- 2007-2008, 2008-2009. AMCHSS, SCTIMST

Project Coordinator, Telehealth Initiatives in Kerala. IIITMK. 2001-2004

Member, Community Forestry project funded by KfW. Indian Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur.1999-2000

Project Leader, project on "The effectiveness of Teleconferencing for training Primary School Teachers" funded by IGNOU and ISRO. TALEEM Research Foundation, Ahmedabad. 1999

Purva Raj 2020 Assessment of the changes Ayushman Bharat- health and wellness centre programme has brought to the primary care services in East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand - An observational study

Anju R 2020 Evaluation of India Hypertension Control Initiative(IHCI) Programme

Prakash Chandra Bhardwaj 2019 Utilization of Reproductive Health services among women in Jiribam district, Manipur

Roselent Joseph 2019 Impact of Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana (BSBY): A study among the bpl households of Jaipur, Rajasthan

C Chitra 2018 Physical and social environment and their effect on the health and well-being of the lower limb amputees:An Exploratory Study

Zalavadia Jignesh Vinodray 2017 Prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and associated factors among mine workers of Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation

Diana Padhi 2017 Low back pain among women working in agriculture in Odisha

Lalchhanhima Ralte 2016 Attitudes of church leaders on HIV prevention among the Presbyterian Church of Aizawl City, Mizoram

Neethu T 2016 Perceptions of Nursing graduates regarding the quality of their undergraduate nursing education training in Thiruvananthapuram district

Athulya Thomas 2015 Pattern of usage of social networking sites and its influence on self-esteem and social capital formation among emerging adults: A cross sectional study in Idukki district, Kerala

Sambit Kumar Behera 2015 Multiple drug supply chains in Odisha health services, a study

Kadam Sanjay Ramrao 2014 Assessment of quality at Primary health centre in Beed district, Maharashtra

Veena Saroji H 2014 Level of awareness and practice of Standard Precautions among the healthcare providers working with the Kerala state health services in Neyyatinkara Taluk

Shamim Begam N 2013 Comparative study of Non Communicable Disease risk factors among Gulf Migrant Workers and Non Migrant Workers of Malappuram District, Kerala

Jyolsna Anand U 2012 Evaluation of Home Care Services of Palliative Care Programme in Malappuram and Kozhikode Districts

Saumya Ranjan Mishra 2012 Public health system response to flood: A study on public health workers in Kendrapara district of Odisha, India

Neena Elezebeth Philip 2011 Utilization of comprehensive Health Insurance program, Kerala: A comparative study of insured and un-insured in Trivandrum.

T.Sathish 2010 Change in Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profile of a Rural Cohort in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala

Sony Shah 2010 Occupational stress and burnout among the health care providers of HIV/AIDS care in the state of Andhra Pradesh

Chiranjeev Bhattacharya 2009 Occupational Injuries among modern medicine students

J Radha 2009 Ambulance utilization in emergency care

Miteshkumar Bhanderi 2008 A situational analysis of health status in urban slums of Rajkot City, Gujarat: Are the health sector reforms and city development plans improving the health status of urban poor

Shyam Swaroop Sharma 2008 Prevalence and correlates of mental health problems among primary, secondary and senior secondary school teachers of Karauli district of Rajasthan

Dr Sudeep Kumar 2007 Treatment Adherence among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Udupi District, Karnataka

Dr. Allen P 2007 Telemedicine utilization under the ISRO Telemedicine Project in Karnataka focusing on physician and telemedicine center characteristics

Organized five days workshop on Project Management for health from 27th November to 1st December 2017 at AMCHSS

One day workshop on Project Management for practicing Physiatrists conducted on 17th June 2018, Thiruvananthapuram, organized by Kerala chapter of Indian association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in association with Dept. of PMR, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram and Trivandrum physiatrists??? club

Evaluation of Young Artist Scholarship funded by Department of Culture in Kerala, Government of India. 2002

Epidemiological profiling of HIV/AIDS situation at the district and sub-districts level using Data triangulation in Kerala, funded by National AIDS Control Society, Government of India.2010-11, http://www.sctimst.ac.in/About%20SCTIMST/Organisation/AMCHSS/Projects/List%20of%20Ongoing%20Projects/resources/District%20Epidemological%20profiling%20using%20Data%20Triangulation%20in%20Kerala.pdf

Organized AROGYAM Peri-doctoral workshop 20th - 22nd March 2017 at SCTIMST jointly with JNU, Trivandrum

Curriculum Development Workshop on Quality Management, October 25-27, 2016 jointly organised by University of Heidelberg and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Tehcnology at Trivandrum

AROGYAM Workshop "Global Medical Flows Across Borders" Thiruvanathapuram, 11-12 February 2016 with an optional excursion on 13 February 2016 organized by Margret Frenz and Kannan Srinivasan, coordinators of the AROGYAM medical tourism group

Curriculum Development Workshop on Quality Management, November 3-6, 2014 jointly organised by University of Heidelberg and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Tehcnology at Trivandrum.

Organised one day Workshop on Scientific writing as a Convener of Research and Publication Cell, SCTIMST on 9 March 2013.


Smith V Shenoy in Management Studies, University of Kerala Dec. 2018 title:Business Process Management to make Initial Public Offering (IPO) Process Investor Friendly

Dr. Phinse Philiph is working on his PhD on Community based Oral Cancer control programme

Dr. Neethu A P is working on her PhD on Community based Breast Cancer prevention programme

Dr.TONY LAWRENCE Disease surveillance - Zoonotic Diseases

Dr. CHINTHA S NCD Evaluation

Sandhya C G Public Health Technology Management

K BEJI GEORGE is working on Assessment of Mobile Medical Unit

Phinse Mappalakayil Philip, Srinivasan Kannan. Patient and Diagnostic Intervals in Oral Cancer: Protocol for a Sequential Explanatory Study. Social Science Protocols, December 2019, 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.7565/ssp.2019.2670

Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea et al. Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants The Lancet, Volume 396, Issue 10261, 1511 - 1524

Srinivasan Kannan(2020). Social, Economic and Health Impact of Industrial Pollution in Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu Protocol for an Explanatory Study. Social Science Protocols,3, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.7565/ssp.v3.4914

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight. eLife 2021;10:e60060 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.60060


Jayalakshmi R, Kannan Srinivasan, The catch-up growth in stunted children: Analysis of first and second India human development survey data, Indian J Community Med, 2019, 44:199-204
Jayalakshmi, R. & Kannan, Srinivasan, The double burden of malnutrition: an assessment of 'stunted child and overweight/obese mother (SCOWT) pairs' in Kerala households, J Public Health Pol, 2019, 40: 342., https://doi.org/10.1057/s41271-019-00172-7
Behera S , Kannan Srinivasan,, Assessing the performance of multiple drug supply chain management in Odisha health services using LSAT score and stock-out situation, Cogent Business & Management, 2018, 5: 1534578, https://doi.org/10.1080/23311975.2018.1534578
Sathish T, Kannan S, Sarma PS, Razum O, Sauzet O, Thankappan KR, Seven-year longitudinal change in risk factors for non-communicable diseases in rural Kerala, India: The WHO STEPS approach, PLOS one, 2017, 12(6), https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28598973
Philip PM, Kannan Srinivasan, Parambil NA., Community-based interventions for health promotion and disease prevention in noncommunicable diseases: A narrative review, J Edu Health Promot, 2018, 7:141.
Kannan S, Frenz M., Seeking health under palm trees: Ayurveda in Kerala., Glob Public Health, 2017, , https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29272989
Begam NS, Srinivasan K, Mini GK., Is Migration Affecting Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension of Men in Kerala, India? Minor Health., J Immigr Minor Health, 2016, 18(6), https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26860477
Philip NE, Kannan S, Sarma SP, Utilization of Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme, Kerala: A Comparative Study of Insured and Uninsured Below-Poverty-Line Households, Asia Pac J Public Health., 2016, 28(1 Suppl):77S-85S, doi:10.1177/1010539515602306
Sathish T, Kannan S, Sarma PS, Razum O, Thrift AG, Thankappan KR., A Risk Score to Predict Hypertension in Primary Care Settings in Rural India., Asia Pac J Public Health., 2016, 28(1 Suppl):26S-31S, doi: 10.1177/1010539515604701
Sathish T, Kannan S, Sarma PS, Thankappan KR., Incidence of tobacco use among adults (15-64 years) in rural Kerala, Asia Pac J Public Health., 2015, 27(2):NP626-9., doi: 10.1177/1010539513485787