Dr.Niveditha Devasenapathy is a medical doctor, trained in clinical research and applied statistics. She pursued her Masters in Clinical Trials from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) as a Distance Learning (DL) Programme and passed with Distinction.
She has more than 10 years’ experience in clinical and public health research. She has been part of several multicentre clinical and field trials in the area of maternal health and cardiology. She has a reasonable number of publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
She was one of the recipients of the Wellcome trust funded UK based fellowship under the PHFI-UKC program (2014). She received training in advanced statistical methods during this fellowship at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Recently (2016) she was awarded the Public Health Research Initiative grant by DST, for a research project on long term patient reported and functional outcomes in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in health research from Deakin University, Australia.
She is engaged in teaching clinical research for the ongoing Masters in Clinical Research program and several short term training programmes in the area of research methods and biostatistics. She also works part time, as a tutor for the DL Clinical Trial Masters programme at LSHTM.
Her key areas of interest are data management, design and analysis of cluster randomized trials evaluating complex public health interventions in resource poor settings.