Guest of Honour
Dr. K. Srinath Reddy
Honorary Distinguished Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India
Prof. K. Srinath Reddy is an Honorary Distinguished Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India. He is the past President of, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and formerly headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was appointed as the First Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in (2009-13) and presently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard (2014-2023). He is also an Adjunct Professor of the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Honorary Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Associated Faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. PHFI is engaged in capacity building in Public Health in India through education, training, research, policy development, health communication and advocacy. In March 2017, he was appointed as Advisor on Health to the Government of Odisha, with the rank of a Cabinet Minister. He is also an Advisor on Health to Government of Andhra Pradesh, with Cabinet Rank from March 2020. He served as physician to two Prime Ministers of India. Professor Reddy is a member of the Government of India Technical Taskforce for Covid-19. He is also an Advisor to the Governments of Punjab and Andhra Pradesh.