President, Public Health Foundation of India
Professor K Srinath Reddy, as President of the Public Health Foundation of India, is playing a major role in strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health in India.
Formerly head of the Department of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Professor Reddy is a leading international authority in preventive cardiology.
He has worked to promote cardiovascular health, tobacco control, chronic disease prevention and healthy living across the lifespan.
Srinath Reddy has served on many WHO expert panels and chairs the Science and Policy Initiatives Committee of the World Heart Federation.
He is presently chairing the High Level Expert Group constituted by the Government of India for developing a framework for Universal Health Coverage in India.
Professor Reddy chairs the Core Advisory Group on Health and Human Rights for the National Human Rights Commission of India and is also a member of the National Science and Engineering Research Board of the Government of India.
Recently appointed as the first Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, Srinath Reddy is also an adjunct professor of the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.