Sirazul Sahariah

Dr. Sirazul, a distinguished Public Health professional with a background in Community Medicine and Epidemiology, brings two decades of transformative experience in community-based projects. Notably, he orchestrated the Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Project, a groundbreaking RCT involving 6500 women across Mumbai’s slums. With an academic foundation strengthened by a fellowship and MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, coupled with global collaborations and leadership in diverse health domains, Dr. Sirazul is a vital asset to DYPU School of Public Health, seamlessly bridging research, implementation, and education.


  • Taruna Juneja Gandhi, Priyanka Rani Garg, Kauma Kurian, Jonas Bjurgert, Sirazul Ameen Sahariah et al. Outdoor Physical Activity in an Air Polluted Environment and Its Effect on the Cardiovascular System-A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022;19(17):10547. doi: 10.3390/ijerph191710547
  • Sirazul Ameen Sahariah et al. Body Composition and Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Children of Women who Took Part in a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Preconceptional Nutritional Intervention in Mumbai, India; J Nutr. 2022 ;152(4):1070-1081 doi:10.1093/jn/nxab443. PMID: 35015882
  • Suraj S. Nongmaithem; Robin N. Beaumont; Akshay Dedaniya; Andrew R. Wood; Babatunji-William Ogunkolade; Zahid Hassan; Ghattu V. Krishnaveni; Kalyanaraman Kumaran; Ramesh D. Potdar; Sirazul A. Sahariah et al Babies of South Asian and European Ancestry Show Similar Associations With Genetic Risk Score for Birth Weight Despite the Smaller Size of South Asian Newborns, Diabetes 2022;71(4):821–836 doi.10.2337/db21-0479 PMID:35061033

Visit Dr Sahariah’s research profiles through the links below for more on his research:

Research Gate – Sirazul Sahariah

Google Scholar – Sirazul Sahariah

Research Areas

  • Nutrition in elderly
  • Palliative care
  • Adolescent health
  • NCDs – Respiratory Health
  • Tribal Health

Public Health Nutrition

Environment and Health

Programme Monitoring and Evaluation

1. PG Diploma and MSc in Epidemiology from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London

2. MD in Community Medicine from Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati

3. MBBS from Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati