Dr. Navya Vyas

Assistant Professor, MPH Programme

Alumni Coordinator, PSPH

Department of Health Policy


    • Teaching infectious disease, Surveillance and  Maternal and Child Health.
    • Teaches and guides MPH, SAP  students.
    • Takes practical classes, field visits to govt health institution.
    • Placement and Alumni Coordinator for MPH
    • Coordinator for MPH second semester


Subject Semester / Year
Infectious disease and surveillance
Nutritional Epidemiology
Global public health in emergencies
Certificate course in Global Health Security


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D Public Health Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE 2022
Master of Public Health (MPH) Maternity & Child Health Department of Public Health, MAHE 2013
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) Homeopathic Medicine Vinayaka Missions University, Salem 2009


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE, Manipal Assistant Professor Academics & Publications; Field Supervision; Project & Research Management & Alumni Coordinator, PSPH. Jan 2016- present
Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP), Govt. Of Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada. District Epidemiologist •Member of the Rapid Response Team • Investigation & preparing outbreak reports of outbreaks like Cholera, Kyasanur Forest Disease, Scrub Typhus, Malaria, Dengue, and Leptospirosis. 2014- 2015

Multi-centric observational study on protective efffect of Metformin against Tuberclosis infection in diabetic patients in south indian tertiary healthcare facilities

Platelet and red blood cells morphological abnormality study using digital pathology platform

Assessment of Civilian biodefense preparedness in the state of Karnataka

Preparedness of the health system in an event of outbreak of emerging infectious diseases

Pursuing PhD research on the preparedness of the health system in an event of outbreak of emerging infectious diseases


Area of Research

Infectious Disease & Surveillance; Epidemiology; Health Security

Chelating Agents and antioxidants :Pragmatic approaches for management of Buergers Disease.Reviews in Vascular Medicine2016;4-5:23-25.

A qualitative study on experiences and needs of breast cancer survivors in Karnataka, India

2017-01-08 Sushma Marita Dsouza Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Prakash Narayanan

Clinical Epidemiology & Global Health

Protective Effect of Metformin against Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients


Journal of Infection and Public Health

Development and Evaluation of Patient Information Leaflet for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Patients


International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Development of a Health Risk Communication Tool to address Oral Health Issues of Schoolchildren of Balotra Block, Rajasthan

World Journal of Dentistry

Determinants of Neonatal Morbidity in Nabarangpur District of Odisha

2017-24-06 Jyotsna Rani Ekka Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Shaikh Shah Hossain Ms. Haripriya Chand

Determinants and Prevalence of Chronic Pain among Adults in Urban Area of Udupi Taluk

2017-24-06 PARAMJOT PANDA Dr. Navya Vyas Mrs. Apporva B

Perceptions related to tobacco cessation among health professionals, policy makers and patients in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

2017-24-06 DR SANDRA ERNEST JOSEPH Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Janmesh Shah Dr. Sameer Phadnis

Factors Influencing Utilization of Reproductive Health Services Among Mothers in Mawkyrwat Block, South West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya

2017-24-06 Jurysha Nongdhar Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Prakash Narayanan Dr. Arathi Rao Dr. Star Pala

Development of a Health Risk Communication Tool to Address the Problem of Oral Hygiene among Early Adolescents in Schools of Balotra block of Barmer District

2017-24-06 Dr. Zakariya Chouhan Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Shashidhar Acharya Dr. Nitin Kumar Joshi

A Qualitative study on Experiences and needs of breast cancer survivors in South Canara Region of Karnataka.

2017-24-06 Sushma Marita Dsouza Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Prakash Narayanan Dr. Krishna Sharan

Impact of Congenital Hand Anomalies on Quality of Life of Children Visiting a Tertiary Care Hospital, Udupi Taluk- A Qualitative study

2017-24-06 Divine Thampi Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Anil K Bhat Dr. Arathi Rao

Reproductive Health Profile of Women in Rural Areas of Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

2018-09-06 Dr Nikita Srivastava Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Prakash Narayanan Dr. Arathi Rao

Assessment of Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme in Deoghar, Jharkhand

2018-09-06 Medhavi Manish Dr. Navya Dr. Rajesh Kamath

A study to assess the workload and performance of the Auxillary Nurse Midwives in Thoubal Block, Thoubal District, Manipur

2018-09-06 Lourembam Keeranbala Devi Dr. Navya Vyas Dr. Bhumika

Assessment of nutritional status of elderly population in urban slums in west chennai

2018-09-06 R Rupa Dr. Navya Vyas Dr.Manisha Gore Mr. Teddy Andrews

A Secondary Analysis on Coverage and Quality of Ante-Natal Care (ANC) in High Focus States of India

2018-09-06 Aditi Patnaik Prakash Navya

Assessment of the Nutritional Status of adolescent girls in tea garden estates of Nazira block, Sivasagar district, Assam

2018-09-06 Dr Pompy Konwar Dr. Shaikh Shah Hossain Dr. Manisha Gore

A study on experiences of women during the menopausal period in temi block South District, Sikkim

2018-09-06 Pragya Basnett Dr. Manisha Gore