Contact Details

Phone: 9849274761
Nanda Kishore Kannuri
Additional Professor

I am inspired by the philosophy of pragmatism and the methods of ethnography and do research on contemporary social issues. I am concerned with attempts by persons and societies to secure well-being in the context of contradictions and uncertainties.
Courses Taught:
Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health; Environment and Occupational Health; Medical Anthropology, Public Mental Health, Operations Research Methods; Gender, Vulnerable populations and Health; Lay Epidemiology and Community Based Participatory Methods; Health Policy and Systems Research: Qualitative Methods; Consumer Health Informatics; Ethics in Health Informatics; Foundation Course in Health Research Methods.

Professional Affiliations

1. Founder member of Indian National Confederation and the Academy of Anthropologists.
2. Life member of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health.
3. Member of Clinically applied anthropology- ClinAntho a trans-disciplinary group of academics and clinicians.
4. A member of UCL Cultural Consultation Service group.

Center Affiliations
  • IIPHH
Research Summary and Interests

Some research fields I am interested to work are:
Socio-Cultural and Ecological factors of Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health, Health Policy and Health systems research, Tribal Health, Ethnography of health and health care, Technology for health, applied medical anthropology, Health equity, Community based participatory research approaches, Human-centred design, One Health and Citizen Science.

Areas of Expertise
  • Mental Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • TB
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Primary Health Care
  • Health Promotion
  • Community Health
  • Implementation Research
  • Qualitative Research
  • Behaviour Change
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Health System