Amitha Puranik

Assistant Professor

Department of Data Science


    o    Faculty for the M.Sc. Biostatistics and M.Sc. Data Science programme.

    o    Faculty for undergraduate and postgraduate Health Science courses.

    o    Project Guide for the final semester M.Sc. Biostatistics students.

    o    Responsible for providing statistical consultations for all levels of researchers.



Subject Semester / Year
Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Year I
Non Parametric Methods and Categorical Data analysis Year I
Generalized Linear Models Year I
Statistics (Section B) First Semester and Second Semester – MSc Nursing
Multiple Linear Regression and Logistic Regression Second Semester – M.E. Big Data and Data Analytics


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) Estimation of Aggregate Level Missing Data in Spatial Epidemiology Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipa Pursuing
M.Sc. Biostatistics Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2013


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Data Science, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 15 January 2019 -- Present
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Stat Analyst 12 August 2013 - 26 December 2014

Do hot-spots of maternal mortality ratio exist in India? A district-level spatial analysis.

Suma Nair Binu VS Seena Biju

Indian Journal of Community Health. 2017 Dec 31; 29(4): 369 – 375.

Spatio-temporal Assessment of Infant Mortality Rate in India.

Binu V.S. Seena Biju Sonu H Subba

Indian Journal of Public Health. 2018 Jan 1; 62(1):32.

Small area estimation of gender-based violence: rape incidence risks in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Vicente G. Goicoa Mangado Tomás Upna Ugarte, M.D.

Statistics and Applications, Volume 16, No. 1, 2018 (New Series), pp 71-90 (2018).

Relationship between Online Journal Usage and their Citations in the Academic Publications: A Case Study.

Jessy Abdul Mahabaleshwara Rao

DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 38.5 (2018): 312-319.

Spatial evaluation of prevalence, pattern and predictors of cervical cancer screening in India.

Nilima Shreenidhi S. M. S. N. Rai

Public health 178 (2020): 124-136.