Dr. Shailaja Tetali has been with the Indian Institute of Public Health-Hyderabad since 2009, and is an Associate Professor. She has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she estimated the Public Health impacts of children’s transportation. She is a physician, with a Masters Degree in Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention (Karolinska Institute, Sweden), and a Masters in Public Health (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum).
She is part of the technical support unit to the Telangana State Government on aging and disability issues. Her academic duties include teaching MPH students, in addition to co-teaching short courses on environment and health with local and international universities, and guiding student theses.