Contact Details

Phone: 9830094635
Dr Ambarish Dutta
Additional Professor

Ambarish Dutta after obtaining his bachelor’s degree in medicine from Calcutta National Medical College, started his career in public health in Urban Leprosy Control Programme in Calcutta, India. He then moved to the World Health Organization, India office as a medical consultant for Revised National Tuberculosis Control Pogramme. He provided technical assistance to the health departments of various state governments as wells as central governments and engaged with various national and state-level TB training and research institutes of the country for almost a decade. After that he re-entered academia to study Masters of Public Health at the University of Leeds. He then attained a PhD degree in the domain of epidemiology and public health from the University of Exeter – his doctoral thesis focusing on epidemiological studies of factors underlying ageing and age-related chronic diseases. He is currently engaged as an Additional Professor – epidemiology in the Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar, an institution of Public Health Foundation of India. He extensively carries out programme and project evaluations and analyses secondary and primary data of various health projects and programmes at the state and national levels to inform policy. He also leads implementation research projects in various domains. He also teaches epidemiology and biostatistics to the post-graduate public health students and guides PhD scholars.

Center Affiliations
Areas of Expertise
  • TB
  • Vector-Borne Diseases
  • Ageing
  • Implementation Research
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Impact Evaluation
Other Areas of Expertise