Contact Details

Phone: 01244781400
Dr Kartavya Kumar Tiwari
Senior Research Assistant / Trialist / Trial Manager

Dr Kartavya Kumar Tiwari BDS, PGDPHM, MPH is a Senior Research Assistant at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). Dr Tiwari is a Dental Surgeon with a Masters of Public Health, with a specialization in Health Systems focussed on Monitoring and Evaluation from Indian Institute of Public Health – Delhi (IIPH-D) affiliated to Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum (SCTIMST). Prior to joining PHFI, He had various stints as Lecturer in Dental College, Consultant for performing Qualitative Research and Cost-Effectiveness in various public health projects in India.

Dr Tiwari joined PHFI in 2019 as a Senior Research Assistant. He is currently working as a Trialist/ Trial Manager in the “CERTAIN” Trial (Exploratory randomized trial of face to face and mobile phone counselling against usual care for tobacco cessation in Indian primary care: Global Health Trial).

Dr Tiwari is responsible for coordinating the overall trial activities between UK-India partners. He is associated with capacity building activities and Monitoring & Evaluation (M & E) of the project. He assists in preparing manuscripts, in training, capacity building and dissemination activities.

He also teaches health systems (M & E) and other courses at the IIPH-D.

Professional Affiliations

Indian Dental Association – Madhya Pradesh Branch

Center Affiliations
  • PHFI
  • IIPHD
Research Summary and Interests

Health Services Research in primary care, Quality of Health care, Access, Evaluation of project/programs, Process evaluation using mixed methods, Access for universal health care.

Areas of Expertise
  • Maternal Health/Women’s Health
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Mental Health
  • Neonatal Health and Child Health
  • Reproductive Health/Sexual Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
  • Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Immunization
  • Oral Health
  • Tobacco Control
  • Cancer
  • Primary Health Care
  • Palliative Care
  • EHealth/mHealth
  • Health Promotion
  • Global Health
  • Disease Control/Disease Burden
  • Community Health
  • Clinical Trials
  • Monitoring + Evaluation
  • Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research
  • Database Management
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Project/Programme Management/Implementation