Dr. Kaushik Chattopadhyay is an academic with an exclusive dual degree, European Master in Public Health, fully funded by the European Commission under the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Grant Programme and coordinated by the French School of Public Health (France). The dual degree comprises of Master of Public Health (Distinction) from The University of Sheffield (UK) and MSc in Public Health - Health Economics and Financial Management (Distinction) from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). He has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Skills at St. George's, University of London (UK), and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), which were funded by his employers. He is also a registered medical doctor by profession. He completed his Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery at the University of Calcutta (India) where he was ranked in the university.
Dr. Chattopadhyay possesses several years of experience in research and teaching, particularly in the UK and Asian countries like India, China and Bangladesh. In the past, he has worked at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), King's College London (UK), St. George's, University of London (UK), The Royal Institute of International Affairs (UK), and NHS Suffolk (UK). He has also worked as a clinician at some of the busiest government hospitals in Kolkata (Calcutta, India).
Membership of Professional Bodies
· Registered Clinician (clinically qualified), West Bengal Ayurveda Council, India.
· Life Member, Indian Public Health Association, India.
· Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK.
· Accredited Systematic Reviewer, The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), Australia.
Diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity, lifestyle diseases, randomised controlled trials, epidemiology, health services research, mixed methods, development and evaluation of complex interventions, clinical and public health interventions, yoga, ayurveda, traditional therapies, ethnic minorities, developing countries
In the UK, Dr. Chattopadhyay teaches on the MPH course and convenes one MPH module. He supervises postgraduate students (MPH dissertation and PhD thesis). In China (Centre for Evidence Based… read more
Dr. Chattopadhyay's main research interest is in lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity. He is developing a programme of high quality research - his own portfolio of… read more
CHATTOPADHYAY K, 2017. Ayurveda and lifestyle modification: research to practice. Int J Med Public Health. 7(3), 132-133 CHATTOPADHYAY K, FOURNIÉ G, ABUL KALAM M, BISWAS PK, HOQUE A, DEBNATH NC, RAHMAN M, PFEIFFER DU, HARPER D and HEYMANN DL, 2017. A Qualitative Stakeholder Analysis of Avian Influenza Policy in Bangladesh. EcoHealth.
CHATTOPADHYAY K, 2016. Policy options and environment for preventing and controlling avian influenza and other poultry-related zoonotic diseases in Bangladesh: recommendations from a Chatham House roundtable. Chatham House, London, UK.
In the UK, Dr. Chattopadhyay teaches on the MPH course and convenes one MPH module. He supervises postgraduate students (MPH dissertation and PhD thesis). In China (Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare, The University of Nottingham's China Campus in Ningbo), he teaches on a short course on research methods.
He used to work at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK) and King's College London (UK), and was a tutor on the MSc Epidemiology course, MSc Public Health course and MBBS course. He also used to teach on the Public Health Analyst Course at the Eastern Region Public Health Observatory (UK).
If you are interested in undertaking a PhD under Dr. Chattopadhyay's supervision, please contact him to discuss your initial ideas.