Dr Shaveta Menon

With a dental degree and a gold medal-winning Master’s in Public Health, Dr. Shaveta Menon, a proud alumna of JNU, holds an MPhil and PhD in Social Medicine and Community Health.

Her expertise lies in community research, delving into policy implications on population health, from oral health to tobacco use in Punjab. A passionate advocate for Health Policy and Systems Research, Dr. Shaveta brings an invaluable wealth of knowledge to the field at every level

Book chapters

Bisht,R.Menon,S. & Nair.B. (2022). Covid-19 and Health Workforce in India Time for
Radical Change? (pp.63-77). In Chandan Kumar Sharma and Reshmi Baneerjee (Eds.)
Coronasphere Narratives on Covid -19 from India and its neighbours. New York: Routledge.

Bisht, R & Menon, S. (2021). Labour dynamics and heterogeneity: Health workforce in
India. In : Padmini Swaminathan & Usha Rani (Eds.). State Capital Nexus: Implications for
Labour. Anveshi Research Centre.ISSN2278-3423 (Bilingual in English and Telegu).

Journal Articles
Rathore ,B.S. & Menon,S.(2023). Internal and external locus of control in college students
indulging in substance use in a northern state of India. Journal of substance Use.

Menon,S. Singh ,S. & Rathore,B.S. (2022). Socio-cultural determinants of tobacco
consumption: a study of migrant and local workers in a district of Punjab, India. Journal of
ethnicity in substance abuse. https://doi.org/10.1080/15332640.2022.2134954

Visit Dr Menon’s research profiles through the links below for more on her research:

Research Gate – Shaveta Menon
Google Scholar – Shaveta Menon

Research Areas

• Substance use
• Mental health (from the perspective of Gender)
• Cancer
• Health workforce (Specifically nurses in the hospital setting)
• Oral health
• Rabies

Basics of Public Health
Introduction to Health System and Policy
Health Promotion

PhD in Public Health, 2015 – 2019, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
MPhil in Public Health, 2013 – 2019, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Master in Public Health (MPH), 2011 – 2013, Punjab University, Chandigarh
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), 2002 – 2007, Dasmesh Institute of Research and Dental Sciences, Faridkot (Punjab)