Contact Details

Phone: 8008485558
Gowri Krovi Iyer
Assistant Professor

Gowri has recently joined as Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad campus. Gowri is deeply interested in understanding and approaching public health problems from a social political economic framework, where in multi-sectoral solutions and interventions are needed to have maximal health outcomes.

She has a background and training in clinical psychology and cognitive and behavioural sciences with a special focus on language and communicative disorders. Her research interests include areas of public mental health and approaching public health issues from social and behavioural science approach perspectives, ageing research with special focus on dementia and efforts at dementia prevention and rehabilitation.

Her previous work experience include working as a Lecturer early in her career at a Speech and Hearing Institute in Bangalore. In addition, she also worked briefly in education research, pedagogy, curriculum development and student assessment. Her most recent work experience included being the research coordinator for an ICMR National Task Force project to develop and validate a comprehensive screening battery for dementia. The project has just finished and in the data analyses, report writing and manuscript publication stage.

Professional Affiliations

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Center Affiliations
  • IIPHH
  • SACDIR
Research Summary and Interests

Gowri Iyer’s primary research interests include areas of public mental health and approaching public health issues from social and behavioural science approach perspectives in improving health intervention outcomes, ageing research with special focus on dementia and efforts at dementia prevention and rehabilitation. Her other research interests also include understanding the impact of various social, economic determinants of health on cognition across the life span.

Areas of Expertise
  • Mental Health
  • Ageing
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Research Methods
  • Behaviour Change
Other Areas of Expertise