Srinidhi Koya

Research Fellow
School of Health and Social Care
 Srinidhi Koya



Srinidhi is a Public Health Researcher at the University of Essex and a PhD Researcher at Teesside University. She is a recipient of the European Union's Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship (DTA3 MSCA Fellowship) in Social Policy. Srinidhi’s skills include project management, health and social policy, and quantitative and qualitative research. Her areas of interest include health policymaking, chronic disease prevention, public health nutrition and child & adolescent health.


  • Bachelor of Science (Microbiology, Zoology & Chemistry) Bangalore University, (2016)

  • Master of Public Health Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, (2018)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social Policy) Teesside University,


University of Essex

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing, University of Essex (10/10/2023 - present)

Other academic

  • DTA3 MSCA Research Fellow, Teesside University (16/4/2020 - 31/3/2023)

  • Research Assistant, Public Health Foundation of India (20/2/2019 - 19/2/2020)


Journal articles (6)

Koya, S., R, D., K R, N. and R Babu, G., Dietary habits and physical activity levels amongst school going children and their parents in Bengaluru city: Results from a descriptive study in South India. RGUHS National Journal of Public Health

Shriyan, P., Koya, S., Lobo, E., van Schayck, OCP. and Babu, GR., (2023). Psychosocial and sociodemographic factors associated with gestational blood glucose levels in women attending public hospitals: Results from baseline of MAASTHI cohort. PLOS ONE. 18 (10), e0293414-e0293414

(2022). Proceedings of the 17th Annual International INEBRIA Conference. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 17 (S1)

Koya, S., Babu, GR., R, D., Iyer, V., Yamuna, A., Lobo, E., S, P., Kinra, S. and Murthy, GVS., (2020). Determinants of Breastfeeding Practices and Its Association With Infant Anthropometry: Results From a Prospective Cohort Study in South India. Frontiers in Public Health. 8, 492596-

Vishal Rao, US., Koya, S., Gandla, S., Chatterjee, S., Patil, AA., Nayar, RC. and Kallur, K., (2018). Small-Sized Thyroid Cancers—a Single Institutional Experience in India. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9 (1), 35-38

Vishal Rao, US., Koya, S., Chatterjee, S., Patil, A., Nayar, R. and Kallur, KG., (2016). Evaluation of distant metastasis in treated thyroid cancers: Study of radioiodine scans in a tertiary care center. Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Surgeons. 4 (2), 59-59



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