Dr Denny John

He is currently working as Professor, Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru. He is the Chair, Campbell & Cochrane Economic Methods Group (CCEMG), Co-Chair, Early Career Network, Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi); Advisory Member, Disability Coordinating Group, Campbell Collaboration; President-Elect, The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)- India Chapter, and Member, Society for Research Synthesis Methods (SRSM). He has also been associated as Adjunct Scientist, National Institute of Medical Statistics, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), where he engaged in research/training on evidence synthesis, health economics, and health technology assessment in India. He currently serves as Expert Member in Advisory Boards of World Health Organisation(WHO) and ICMR. Denny has published over 120 academic peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in a wide array of academic journals and presses. Denny is Associate Editor for Systematic Reviews, BMC Public Health, and Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation journals. Denny has been awarded several international and national grants from government and funding agencies. He participates extensively in academic activities, conducts innovative research training activities, and provides teaching programs nationally and overseas. He supervised a number of master and doctoral students nationally and abroad. He was a Commonwealth Scholarship recipient for his MPH studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Select Publications:

• Joseph J, Menon JC, Sebastian PK, Sudhakar A, John D, & Menon, G.R. Lipoprotein(a) as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in a South Indian population: A case control study. PLOS One, 17(5): e0267807
• Kulkarni, R., et al. (2022). Challenges and Opportunities in Mixed Method Data Collection on Mental Health issues of Health Care Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic in India. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 10(4):838 – 844
• Menon, G., et al. (2022). Psychological distress and burnout among healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic in India- A cross-sectional study. PLOS One, Mar 10;17(3):e0264956
• Menon, G*., Yadav, J., John, D., Nair, S., & Rao, VVR. (2022). Burden of non-communicable diseases and its associated economic costs in India. Social Sciences & Humanities Open (In Press)
• Yadav, J., John, D., Menon, G.R., Franklin, R.C., &Peden, A.E. (2022). Non-fatal drowning-related hospitalizations and associated healthcare expenditure in India: An analysis of nationally representative survey data. Journal of Safety Research (In Press)

• PhD from Maastricht University, Netherlands
• MPH from University of Auckland
• MBA in Hospital Management from IIHMR, Jaipur
• Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy