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Usha Rani Poli
Consultant, Gynec Oncologist
Formerly Associate Professor of Gynec Oncology at MNJ Institute of Oncology & RCC, Hyderabad, India.
Principal Investigator and conducted many research trials on cervical cancer prevention for the past 2 decades and has got extensive experience on community based cervical cancer screening programs in Telangana, India on VIA, HPV testing and self sampling etc.
Master trainer, WHO/IARC training courses on colposcopy and cervical screening for developing countries since 2006.
Consensus Expert Panel member-ASCO Resource stratified guidelines on cervical cancer screening 2016 & 2020 , on HPV Vaccination 2017.
Currently PI for the IARC collaborative Indian multi centric HPV vaccination study with ongoing long term followup.
Awarded ASCO International Innovation grant 2021.
Research Summary and Interests
Working on the “single dose of HPV vaccination in preventing cervical cancer”
Working on -“Application of Artificial Intelligence with Cervical images in Assessing Eligibility and Suitability for Treatment of Screen Positive Women in ‘Screen and Treat’ Visual Screening Program for Cervical Cancer in South India” – A Pilot Study.
Areas of Expertise
- Maternal Health/Women’s Health
- Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
- Primary Health Care
- Community Health
- Implementation Research
- Clinical Trials
Other Areas of Expertise
- Project/Programme Management/Implementation