Contact Details

Phone: 7984517013
Suresh Kumar Rathi
Associate Professor

Professionally qualified medical epidemiologist and skilled researcher with rich experience of more than 20 years in Teaching / Training, Research and Program / Project designing and Implementation in health and development sector, with special focus on Epidemiology, Research, Non-Communicable diseases, Child Health, Urban Health and Climate Change (Heat and Flood). Led CSR/philanthropy supported projects during tenure with NGOs. He works as an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Public Health – Hyderabad (PHFI). Before that he supported Medical Schools and many reputed organizations and like C. U Shah Medical College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Centre for Global Health Research-Toronto, St. John’s Research Institute – Bangalore, UHCRCE-Surat, INCLEN-New Delhi, MAMTA-HIMC, New Delhi in terms of myriad Public Health areas. Published around 30 plus papers in peer reviewed journals. He is specialized in maximizing the evidence through data and the project output with timely completion of the task by using minimal resources. (Known as trouble shooter in Implementation)

Professional Affiliations

2019 Member of Epidemiology Foundation of India
2014 Life Member – Urban Health Society of India
2012 Reviewer – Journal of Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
2008 Membership with Research Network: International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN)
2003 Life Member – Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine
2003 Life Member – Maheshwari Doctors Association of Gujarat

Licensed General Practitioner, India – Gujarat Medical Council Registration No. G-57878

Center Affiliations
  • PHFI
Research Summary and Interests

Medical Science has made such tremendous progress that there is hardly a healthy human left. Hence he is aiming for the population to Awareness Generation for all conditions from Birth till death as he strongly believes in prevention is better than cure.
Currently he is associated as PI / Co-PI for various projects …
1. Assessment of vulnerability and threshold of heat related health hazards in four cities of India” funded by National Disaster Management Authority, GOI, India
2. Operational Research Capacity Building Project funded by Seva Foundation-USA
3. A Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model for integrating services for prevention, screening and management of ROP in neonatal care units in District hospital of 5 Non-metro cities in 2 States in India” A USAID project
4. Developing Comprehensive COVID-19 e-learning short courses for Health Care Providers by Medisys
5. Healthy Adolescents Building Healthy Schools” by Novartis Healthcare (Pvt.)

Interests in Disability, Urban Health, NCDs and Climate Change especially Heat

Areas of Expertise
  • Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
  • Environmental Health
  • Climate Change
  • Disability
  • Eye Health
  • Cancer
  • Urbanisation/Urban Health
  • Implementation Research
  • Research Methods
  • Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
  • Technical Advisor
  • Project/Programme Management/Implementation