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Invited Talks

International

  • Center for the Study of Indian Diaspora, Primary and Secondary Prevention to Prevent Chronic Diseases, North Gujarat University, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, January 4, 2011.
  • National Aluminum Corporation Ltd (NALCO) Hospital, Importance of Primary and Secondary Prevention of Diabetes, Damonjodi, June 28, 2010.
  • Asian Institute of Public Health, Burden of Diabetes in Indians, Bhubaneswar, January 12, 2010.
  • Preventive and Social Medicine Conference, Diabetes Prevention and Management Program in India using Community Health Workers, Bhubaneswar, January 10, 2010.
  • Global Health Summit, Epidemics of Diabetes, New Delhi, January 2-4, 2010.
  • National Education Society, Health education for children, adolescents, and adults, Mumbai, India, January 7, 2008.
  • Indian Science Congress, A Comparison of the Metabolic Syndrome among Immigrant Asian Indians and Indians in India, Visakapatnam, India, January 5, 2008.
  • 1st Indo-US Healthcare Submit, Diabetes among Indians, New Delhi, India, December 13-15, 2007.
  • Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD Risk Factors: Results from the first National Study of Asian Indians in the US (DIA Study), Apollo Hospital in Chennai, India December 30, 2006.
  • Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD Risk Factors: Results from the first National Study of Asian Indians in the US (DIA Study), Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education (JIPMER),Pondicherry, India , December 31, 2006.
  • Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD Risk Factors: National Study of Asian Indians in the US (DIA Study), Patna Medical College, Patna, India January 2, 2007.
  • Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD Risk Factors: Results from the first National Study of Asian Indians in the US (DIA Study), Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India January 6, 2007.
  • Diabetes Education Program in Rural Communities, Baroda Medical College, Baroda,  India December 23, 2006.
  • Diabetes in Migrant Indian Americans. Indian Medical Association. Trivandum, India. December 2004.
  • Diabetes Prevention Education Program in a Rural Population in India. Indian Medical Association. Trivandrum, India. December 2004.
  • A Population Based Study Of Diabetes And Metabolic Correlates Of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Asian Indians. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. December 2004.
  • Metabolic Correlates of Diabetes and Heart Disease. University Grants Commission (UGC) Refresher Course on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai, India. December 2004.
  • Applied Statistics. University Grants Commission (UGC) Refresher Course on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai, India. December 2004.
  • Problems of International Students in the United States, Hosei University, Japan. December 1998.
  • Importance of Nutrition Education, Department of Agriculture and Food Production, Bhubaneswar, India. June 1998.
  • Diabetes care and management, Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar, India. June 1998.

 

National

  • Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), Keynote speaker, “Prevalence of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and CVD among Asian Indians: Results from the DIA Study” New York, November 13, 2010.
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Keynote speaker, “Addressing Health Disparities and Chronic Illness in South Asian Communities: What We Know and What we Don’t Know”. Oct 9, 2010.
  • New York University Langone Medical Center, Center for Asian American Health, Community Empowerment using Community Health Workers: Diabetes Prevention Program in Rural India, April 1, 2010.
  • Ohio Patient Safety Institute (OPSI), Faith Based Beliefs and Practices that Impact Patient Safety, May 12, 2009.
  • South Asian Awareness Network (SAAN). An Ounce of Prevention, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, January 23-25th, 2009.
  • Ohio State University, School of Allied Medical Profession, Importance of Primary and Secondary Prevention Programs, Grand Round, February 19, 2009.
  • Health Initiative of the Americas, Determinants, Outcomes & Burden of Diabetes among Mexican Americans, Los Angles, California, October 14-16, 2007
  • Global Diabetes Congress, Diabetes and Metabolic Correlates of Cardiovascular Disease among South Asians,Seattle, Washington, October 22-23 2007.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center. Factors that Influence Diabetes Management and Outcomes. Disparities in Health in America: Working towards Social Justice. 5th Annual Summer Workshop, Houston TX, June 25, 2007.
  • Metabolic Syndrome among Asian Americans: A Tsunami in the making. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension, Chicago, May 18, 2007.
  • Migration and Cardio-metabolic Risk: Obesity and Diabetes among Foreign Born People in the United States, Hubert Department of Public Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, April 26, 2007.
  • Heart Disease among Asian Indian Women: A Call to Action, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Atlanta, June 30, 2006.
  • Successfully Navigate Your Educational Voyage Through Research. National Honor Society of Eta Sigma Gamma. American School Health Association. Saint Louis, MO, October 14, 2006.
  • Diabetes Education Interventions in Community Settings, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Atlanta, June 30, 2006.
  • Burden of Diabetes in Asian Americans. Asian American Health Initiative, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, Bethesda, Maryland. May 5th, 2006.
  • Diabetes among Indian Americans: Results from the DIA Study. American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)’s 53rd Annual Convention, June 2005.
  • Diabetes among Indian Americans. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. June 2005.
  • The Obesity Epidemic in the United States: Prevalence in Minority Populations and Associated Risks for Chronic Diseases. Diversity workshop on Obesity and Physical Activity among Minority Populations. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA. June 2005.
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk in South Asians. Asian and Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) Regional (Mid-west chapter) Convention, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO. April 2005.
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes in the South Asian American Community. Asian and Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) Annual Convention, UT Houston & Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. November 2004.
  • Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Risk in Asian Indians. Endocrine Grand Round, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX. March 2005.