Honorary Associate, Other Initiatives
MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)
Community health | Maternal health | Ethics in health research
Tanya is a medical doctor and community health consultant. She has worked with NGOs and community health centres in southern and northeast India helping in setting up and managing of community health programmes. She has also led public health research projects on social exclusion in health and on maternal health. In BR Hills in southern India, she has helped initiate a participatory action research programme to facilitate health-related engagement by the local community. She teaches within community health and public health courses at various Universities and facilitates field-based immersions in public health for researchers and students at a field station in BR Hills. She is an independent consultant with the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Sciences Research, the public health division of Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences & Technology, and an Adjunct Faculty at the Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru.