Scientist ‘C’ (Anthropology)
Division of Public Health Nutrition

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Brief Profile

Dr Dudekula Anwar Basha joined this premier nutrition research institute, ICMR – National Institute of Nutrition, as Scientist ‘B’ on 28-Feb-2018. He obtained MSc (2007) and PhD (2014) in Biological Anthropology from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Before joining the ICMR-NIN, he worked as a Research Fellow (April 2014 – Feb 2018) in the UGC-CAS-I programme, entitled ‘Bio-cultural Perspectives of Health and Disease’ at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He has been involved in various scientific projects that included the Establishment of Nutrition Surveillance Systems (Odisha), Development of Evidence-Based Food Models for Children (Gujarat), AES outbreak investigations in Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Diet and Biomarkers Survey in India – DABS-I (Tripura & Arunachal Pradesh). He participated in four national & two state level surveys of the Sero surveillance regarding COVID-19. He has an effort in the area of Epidemiology, Nutritional Surveillance, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Metabolic Syndromes (MetS). He is concerned with Nutritional Anthropology, Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health Nutrition..

Total Publications: 20
  1. Avula Laxmaiah, Nalam Madhusudhan Rao, N Arlappa, Jagjeevan Babu P Uday Kumar, Priya Singh, Deepak Sharma, V Mahesh Anumalla , T Santhosh Kumar, R Sabarinathan, M Santhos Kumar, R Ananthan, D Anwar Basha, et al. (2022). SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in the city of Hyderabad, India in early 2021. IJID Regions, 2 (2022), 1-7.
  2. DA Basha, KSN Reddy, JL Naik (2018). Association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome in an urban adult population of Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing 9 (2) 178-183.
  3. Lalu Naik J, Reddy KSN, Reddy BKC & Anwar Basha D. (2016). Prevalence and risk factors for metabolic syndrome in urban elderly: a community study from Tirupati, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Int. J. Community Med. Public Health, 3(8), 2106-2111.
  4. KSN Reddy, K Sivaprasad, J Lalu Naik, D Anwar Basha and KK Reddy (2016). Assessment of Metabolic Profile in Type 2 Diabetic Patients of Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research 3 (8), 641-646.
  5. Hareesha E, Anwar Basha D, Lalu Naik J & Reddy KSN. (2016). Association between body mass index and blood pressure among housewives of Tirupati town, Andhra Pradesh. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 3(8), 641-646.
  6. Anwar Basha D, Lalu Naik J, Reddy, KK, Reddy BKC & Reddy KSN. (2015). Physical activity and its effects on blood glucose levels among the urban adults. Journal of Science, 5(9), 801-806.
  7. Anwar Basha D, Lalu Naik J, Reddy KK, Reddy BKC & Reddy KSN. (2014). Association between body composition, blood pressure and socioeconomic status in Adult Population. AARJSH, 1(21), 128-137.
  8. Lalu Naik J, Anwar Basha D & Reddy KSN. (2014). Effect of alcohol consumption on body composition and blood pressure. Journal of Science, 4(9), 551-556.
  9. Reddy TM, Reddy KSN, Reddy KK, Anwar Basha D & Lalu Naik J. (2013). Metabolic profile and body fat distribution in diabetic hypertensives and normotensives. J. Life Sci., 5(1), 23-28.
  10. Anwar Basha D, Lalu Naik J, Reddy KSN & Pap Rao A. (2013). Prevalence and associates of hypertension among Tirupati urban adults, Andhra Pradesh. Indian J. of Health and Wellbeing, 4(1), 72-75.
Total number of books and book chapters : 02
  1. Book: Anwar Basha D and Reddy KSN. (2016). Effect of Body Mass Index on Blood Glucose . India: Notion Press. ISBN: 978-1-9460-4866-0.
  2. Book: Anwar Basha D, Reddy KSN and Lalu Naik J. (2014). Body Mass Index and Lipid Levels in Type2 Diabetes Mellitus . Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-8465-3101-3.
Awards and Honors
  1. Junior Research Fellow – JRF (2010-2012): University Grants Commission (UGC)
  2. Junior Research Fellow – JRF (2012-2014): University Grants Commission (UGC)
  3. Research Fellow (2014-2018): University Grants Commission (UGC)
  4. Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
  5. Life Member of Nutrition Society of India (NSI)
  6. Member of American Association of Biological Anthropologists (AABA)
  7. Member of American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
  8. Life Member of Indian Social Science Academy (ISSA)
  9. Member of Nutrition Society (NS)
  10. Life Member of Epidemiology Foundation of India (EFI)