Dr. Venkatashivareddy B

Dr. Venkatashivareddy B


Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification :

  • MBBS (2009) from VIMS & RC, Bangalore/Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • MD (2014) in Community Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • DNB (2014) in Community Medicine from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
  • PGDHHM (2016) in Hospital & Health Care Management from Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • PGDCR (2016) in Clinical Research from Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • PGDFM (2018) in Family Medicine from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Email :drshiva222@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Research Profile

Area of Interest

  • 1. Professional leadership
    2. Medical educational technologies and Innovations
    3. Implementation research
    4. Student Mentorship
    5. Maternal and Child Health
    6. Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease prevention research
    7. Strengthening referral systems
    8. Public health policy development and implementation
    9. Outreach and collaborative activities


    • Indian Public Health Association (2014)
    • Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine (2014)
    • Academy of Family Physicians of India (2015)
    • World NCD Federation (2015)

Honors / Awards

  • Maathru Samman Pant: It is being implemented in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh for deliveries happening at Government Health Facilities
  • Dr. Sushila Nayar Memorial Young Public Health Leader Oration from IAPSM Young Leaders’ National Conclave in 2021
  • Second prize in poster presentation, Maternal and Child Health from 64th Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association IPHACON, Delhi in 2020
  • Awarded in the MEME a day from Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society in 2019
  • Medical Excellence Award from Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi in 2017
  • Vijjay Rattan Gold Medal from International Institute of Education & Management, New Delhi, India in 2017
  • Star of Asia Award from International Business Council, New Delhi in 2017
  • Special mention award in World Zoonoses Day Photo Contest from Roadmap to Combat Zoonoses in India (RCZI), PHFI in 2016
  • Scholarship grant from International Epidemiological Association 2015, Bangkok in 2015
  • Best Paper Award in Scientific Session Research and Development in Telemedicine from 10th International Telemedicine Conference of Telemedicine Society of India, Bhopal in 2014
  • Second runner up in Dr. Deoki Nandan Memorial UNICEF Quiz from 58th Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association IPHACON, Tirupati in 2014

Books / Chapters

  • AETCOM Precis, Mahi Publishers, Gujarat, 2021
  • A Gleam of Medical Education, AkiNik publisher, New Delhi, 2020
  • Chapters in Community Medicine Practical Workbook, CBS publishers, New Delhi, 2018


1. Reddy B V, Pundhir A, Gupta A. Unintentional injury and its determinants among adolescents. J Public Health Res. 2021 Jul 23. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2021.2359. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34313092.

2. Nailwal D, Reddy BV, Gupta A. Patterns and predictors of complementary and alternative medicine use in people presenting with the non-communicable disease in an urban health facility, North India. J Public Health Res. 2021;10:2109.

3. Reddy BV, Gupta A. Importance of effective communication during COVID-19 infodemic. J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:3793-6. PMID: 33110769

4. Rautela YS, Reddy BV, Singh AK, Gupta A. Smoking and alcoholism among adult population and its association with outlet density in a hilly area of North India. J Prev Med Hyg 2019;60:E361-E367. PMID: 31967094

5. Singh N, Reddy BV, Gupta A, Singh AK. The Diet of People Living Alone a Risk Factor for Non-Communicable Diseases. Annals of Community Health, Jul-Sep 2017;5(3):2-8.

6. Reddy BV. Maathru Samman Pants: An initiative towards “Respectful Maternity Care”. J Family Med Prim Care. 2019;8(6):1821–1823. PMID: 31334138

7. Bali S, Reddy BV. Evaluation of competency and skills of skilled birth attendants in Madhya Pradesh, central India. Indian J Public Health 2018;62:61-4.

8. Rautela YS, Reddy BV, Singh AK, Gupta A. The prevalence of obesity among adult population and its association with food outlet density in a hilly area of Uttarakhand. J Family Med Prim Care 2018;7:809-14.

9. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Solanki HK. Cost in high impact journals: The problem for researchers from low and middle income countries. Public health Rev: Int J Public health Res 2018;5(1):45-49.

10. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Semwal V, Singh AK. Patient satisfaction in health care facility in hilly areas of Uttarakhand. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:1024-9.

11. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Semwal V, Singh AK. Epidemiology of General Obesity and Abdominal Obesity among People in Hilly Areas of North India: A Hospital Based Study. Natl J Community Med 2017; 8(5):230-235

12. Gupta A, Lohiya A, Reddy BV. India Strive to Provide Universal Health Coverage. J Pharm Pract Community Med. 2017;3(3):92-96.

13. Reddy BV, Kusuma YS, Goswami AK, Pandav CS, Krishnan A. Water and Sanitation Hygiene Practices for Under-Five Children among Households of Sugali Tribe of Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India. J Environ Public Health. 2017;2017: 7517414.

14. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Semwal V, Singh AK. Financial Burden of Out-of-Pocket Expenditures for Primary Health Care in Hilly Areas of Garhwal Region, Uttarakhand, North India. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Apr,11(4): LC08-LC11.

15. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Singh AK. A study to assess factors affecting the performance of undergraduate medical students in academic examination in community medicine. Int J Community Med Public Health 2017;4:1066-70.

16. Arya A, Bisht RS, Reddy BV, Mina R. A study of causes of nasal obstruction in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Anatomy & Surgery of Head, Neck & Brain, April-June,2016;2(2): 40-44.

17. Dimri D, Reddy BV, Singh AK. Profile of Skin Disorders in Unreached Hilly Areas of North India. Dermatol Res Pract. 2016: 8608534, doi:10.1155/2016/8608534

18. Reddy BV, Kusuma YS, Goswami AK, Pandav CS, Krishnan A. Prevalence of malnutrition, diarrhea, and acute respiratory infections among under-five children of Sugali tribe of Chittoor district,Andhra Pradesh, India. J Nat Sc Biol Med 2016;7:155-60.

19. Dimri D, Reddy BV, Singh AK. Epidemiology of infectious skin disorders among out patient in a tertiary care hospital, Srinagar, Uttarakhand. International. Int J Med Res Rev 2016;4(5):794-797.

20. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Ramesh V. Surrogacy blessing or curse to poor society in India. Healthc Low Resour Settings 2015; 3:5465.

21. Bali S, Reddy BV. Morbidity Profile of Patient Consulting Telemedicine Centre, AIIMS Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Central India. Sub Him J Health Res 2015; 2: 104-6.

22. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Singh AK. Health Camp profile and costing in hilly terrains, Uttarakhand, North India. Clin Epidemiol Glob Health 2015 Dec 4. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2015.10.001

23. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Bali S, Kokane AM.. Outbreak of gastroenteritis among Medical Students, Madhya Pradesh, Central India. J Nat Sc Biol Med 2015;6: S25.

24. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Nagar MK, Chandel A, Bali S. Portfolio of outpatients attending Centre for Urban Health, Madhya Pradesh, Central India. Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol. 2015 Aug 10;2:2333392815598291.

25. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Bali S, Kokane AM. Challenges faced in providing primordial care, Central India. J Nurs Care 2015; 4:4.

26. Gupta A, Babu DS, Solanki HK, Reddy BV. Understanding Rabies in Indian scenario to defeat it. Elixir Virus Research.2013;64: 19045-19048.

27. Reddy BV, Gupta A. Infant and young child nutrition: the WHO multicentre growth reference study (MGRS): Summary. International Journal of Current Medical Research. Sep 2013; 2(9):019-020.

28. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Mishra SS. Decline in Japanese Encephalitis in India: A Review. Proceedings of XII International Conference on Vector and Vector Born Diseases, Sep 2013; 213-218.

29. Reddy BV, Gupta A, Lohiya A, Kharya P. Mental Health Issues and Challenges in India: A review. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications. February 2013; 3(2): 1-3.

30. Gupta A, Reddy BV, Mishra SS. Infectious Causation of Parkinsonism: A Review. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences.Nov-Dec2012;3(2);1-3.