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Dr. Ansuman Panigrahi

Designation : Scientist-'E'

Research Interest: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Communicable & Non-Communicable diseases.

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Phone : +91-291-

Brief Introduction:

Dr. Ansuman Panigrahi is currently working as Scientist – E (Medical) at ICMR-NIIRNCD, Jodhpur (Rajasthan). Dr. Panigrahi was the former Professor, Community Medicine at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha); Advisory board member of KIIT Centre of Excellence on Occupational Safety and Health; Founder member of Medical Education Unit, KIMS and Member Secretary of Institute Ethics Committee, KIMS. Dr. Panigrahi has received the prestigious “ICMR-Prize for Biomedical Research conducted in Underdeveloped Areas – 2019” along with various awards for his contribution in teaching and research in the field of Medical Science.

Academic Qualifications & Training:

  • MBBS, 1999 – M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhampur University.
  • M.D. Community Medicine, 2006 – S.C.B. Medical College, Utkal University.


Sr. No. Publications
1. Panigrahi A, Mohapatra I, Kanyari S, Maharana S, Panigrahi M. Impact of environmental temperature and relative humidity on spread of COVID-19 infection in India : A cross-sectional time-series analysis. Arch Environ Occup Heal [Internet]. 2021; Available from:
2. Raman S, Mishra P, Panigrahi A, Rout N, Dash K. Glomerular C4d deposition in proliferative glomerular diseases. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2021;64(1):69–77.
3. Bhutada T, Ray AK, Dash BK, Panigrahi A. Serum cholinesterase level in postmortem cases of pesticide poisoning : Devising a protocol for identifying exposure to organophosphate and carbamate compounds. J Indian Acad Forensic Med. 2020;42(4):155–60.
4. Samanta P, Bhattacharyya D, Panigrahi A, Mishra S, Mishra J, Senapati LK. Body composition changes and its association with dyslipidemia in patients receiving hemodialysis. Clin Epidemiol Glob Heal [Internet]. 2021;10:100686. Available from:
5. Sharma D, Panigrahi A. Second‑hand smoke exposure and its determinants among nonsmoking adolescents residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. Indian J Cancer. 2020;
6. Panigrahi A, Sharma D, Mohapatra I. Tobacco consumption and its sociodemographic correlates among adolescents residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar , India. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2020;41:718–23.
7. Panigrahi A, Rao GN, Kumari A. Vision-related quality of life and its socio-demographic correlates among visually impaired patients. J Vis Impair Blind. 2020;Accepted.
8. Kumari A, Panigrahi A, Roy A, Panda J. Impaired Quality of Life and Its Determinants among Postmenopausal Women of Slum Communities in Bhubaneswar, India. J Midlife Health. 2020;11:149–55.
9. Panda A, Mishra JC, Panigrahi A, Kandregula S, Majumder R. Early Postoperative Pain Intensity after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Associated Risk Factors. Indian J Public Heal Res Dev. 2020;11(3):517–21.
10. Panigrahi A, Das SC, Sahoo P. Adaptive functioning and its associated factors among girl children residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. J Paediatr Child Health. 2018;54(1):55–60.
11. Dash SC, Agarwal SK, Panigrahi A, Mishra J, Dash D. Diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease combination “DHKD syndrome” is common in India. J Assoc Physicians India. 2018;66(March):30–3.
12. Sharma D, Panigrahi A. Health Alert Network (HAN). Arch Community Med Public Heal. 2020;6(1):26–7.
13. Sharma D, Panigrahi A. Knowledge and perception regarding Indian tobacco control regulations among retailers selling tobacco products in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. Arch Community Med Public Heal. 2019;5(2):52–4.
14. Panigrahi A, Behera BK, Sarma NN. Prevalence, pattern, and associated psychosocial factors of headache among undergraduate students of health profession. Clin Epidemiol Glob Heal [Internet]. 2019;8(365–370). Available from:
15. Patra C, Chamaiah Gatti P, Panigrahi A. Morbidity After cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass and associated factors: A retrospective observational study. Indian Heart J [Internet]. 2019;71(4):350–5. Available from:
16. Arora NK, Nair MKC, Gulati S, Deshmukh V, Mohapatra A, Mishra D, et al. Neurodevelopmental disorders in children aged 2–9 years: Population-based burden estimates across five regions in India. PLoS Med. 2018;15(7):e1002615.
17. Kumar A, Panigrahi A. Occupational health hazards among health care personnel working in public health facilities in Bhubaneswar, India. J Public Heal. 2019;
18. Das SK, Dhar SS, Panigrahi A. Prevalence of Pain and Its Characteristics in Hospitalized Patients in an Indian Teaching Hospital. Pain Manag Nurs [Internet]. 2019;21(3):299–303. Available from:
19. Sharma D, Panigrahi A. Retailers’ tobacco sales, profit margins, and promotional activities in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. J Public Health Policy [Internet]. 2019;40(4):498–503. Available from:
20. Samanta P, Mishra DP, Panigrahi A, Mishra J, Senapati LK, Ravan JR. Sleep disturbances and associated factors among 2-6-year-old male children with autism in Bhubaneswar, India. Sleep Med [Internet]. 2020;67:77–82. Available from:
21. Panigrahi A, Sharma D. Compliance with packaging and labelling rules for tobacco products marketed in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. Tob Control. 2019;28:e13–5.
22. Panda J, Das A, Panigrahi A. Delays in Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer Among Women Attending Tertiary Care Cancer Diagnostic Hospitals in Bhubaneswar, India. Indian J Gynecol Oncol [Internet]. 2020;18(10). Available from:
23. Panigrahi A, Sharma D. Exclusive breast feeding practice and its determinants among mothers of children aged 6–12 months living in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, eastern India. Clin Epidemiol Glob Heal [Internet]. 2019;7(3):424–8. Available from:
24. Panigrahi A, Mallicka, Panda J. Gestational diabetes mellitus, its associated factors, and the pregnancy outcomes among pregnant women attending tertiary care hospitals of Bhubaneswar, India. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries. 2020;40:371–8.
25. Panigrahi M, Panigrahi A. Curbing Malaria: A New Hope through Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) Technology. J arthropod borne Dis. 2017;11(4):539–40.
26. Panigrahi A, Panigrahi M, Padhy AP, Das SC. Common mental disorder and its socio-demographic correlates among married women residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. Women Heal. 2017;57(5):521–33.
27. Panigrahi M, Panigrahi A. Male contraception - A molecular approach. Indian J Community Med [Internet]. 2010;35(3):439–40. Available from:
28. Panigrahi A. Iodine status of women in reproductive age group in urban slums of Cuttack city, Orissa. Indian J Public Health. 2009;53(1):34–6.
29. Panigrahi A, Jena P. Determinants of Ever Use of Modern Contraceptives among Married Women Attending Tertiary Health Care Hospital in Bhubaneswar City, India. Indian J Matern Child Heal. 2012;14(3).
30. Das SC, Panigrahi A, Rout RN. Epidemiological Determinants Affecting Health Status of Slum Children Aged 3-9 years. J Med Sci Clin Res. 2017;05(02):18241–6.
31. Panigrahi A. Knowledge and practices regarding iodized salt and iodine deficiency disorders among women of urban slums of Cuttack city, Orissa. Indian J Nutr Diet. 2009;46:252–6.
32. Panigrahi A, Das BC, Panigrahi M. Tobacco use among daily wage laborers in the city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. J Public Health (Bangkok). 2013;21(1):57–61.
33. Panigrahi A, Padhy AP, Panigrahi M. Mental health status among married working women residing in Bhubaneswar City, India: A psychosocial survey. Biomed Res Int [Internet]. 2014;2014. Available from:
34. Panigrahi A, Sahoo PB. Nutritional anemia and its epidemiological correlates among women of reproductive age in an urban slum of Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Indian J Public Health. 2011;55(4):317–20.
35. Panigrahi A. Knowledge and practice regarding iodized salt among retail shopkeepers and extent of iodization of salt sold at the retail level in urban slums of Cuttack city in Orissa, India. J Public Health (Bangkok). 2010;18(3):255–60.
36. Panigrahi A, Panigrahi M. Exploring genomics: The way forward in curbing schizophrenia. Clin Epidemiol Glob Heal. 2013;1(3):142.
37. Panigrahi A, Das SC. Undernutrition and its correlates among children of 3-9 years of age residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, India. Sci World J. 2014;2014.
38. Panigrahi A, Mishra K, Mohapatra B. Status of iodized salt coverage in urban slums of Cuttack City, Orissa. Indian J Community Med. 2009;34(2):145–7.

Current Projects:

Sr. No. Project Title Type of Project (Extramural/Intramural): Funding Agency: Role (PI/CO-PI): Duration (From to):

Completed Projects:

Sr. No. Completed Projects
1. Post marketing surveillance study among inmates of households exposed to 0.005% w/w metofluthrin green coil at five zones for duration of one year: a prospective, non-comparative, multi-centre study in human volunteers; Sponsored by Sumitomo Chemical Pvt. Ltd., As PI; 2018-19
2. Multicentric study to find out prevalence of chronic kidney disease in adults in urban Indian population; Sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi; As Co-PI; 2013-17
3. Sleep and behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder and effect of combined therapy (sensory integration and cranio-sacral therapy); As Co-PI; 2018-19
4. Effectiveness of different approaches occupational therapy interventions for pre-school children aged 2-6 years with autism spectrum disorder – A comparative study; As Co-PI; 2018
5. Million Death Study (MDS) survey; Sponsored by the Registrar General of India & Centre for Global Health Research, University of Toronto; As Adjudicator & coder; 2011-18
6. Delays in diagnosis of cervical cancer and associated factors among women in Bhubaneswar, India; As Co-PI; 2018
7. Quality of life among visually impaired patients attending tertiary care hospital in Bhubaneswar, Odisha; As PI; 2016-17
8. Determinants of breastfeeding practices among mothers of children aged six months to one year living in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, Eastern India; As PI; 2016-17
9. The burden of headache among undergraduate students of health profession of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar in Eastern India; As PI; 2016-17
10. Neuro-developmental disabilities among children in India: An INCLEN study; Sponsored by INCLEN; As Co-PI; 2011-13
11. Evidence based landscape analysis on childhood diarrheal disorders & development of global consensus on priorities for research & interventions in Odisha; Sponsored by Boston University School of Public Health & The INCLEN Trust International; 2011-12
12. Evaluation study on the consumption of adequately iodized salt in the rural areas of eight states of India; Sponsored by MI in collaboration with ICCIDD; As Co-PI; 2010
13. Epidemiological correlates of nutritional anemia among women of reproductive age in an urban slum of Bhubaneswar; STS approved by ICMR; As Guide; 2009
14 Monitoring HRG sentinel sites of Gujarat & Orissa; NIHFW sponsored; 2009
15. Evaluation study of NGO based PPTCT program in Andhra Pradesh conducted by IPHA in collaboration with KBIMS, Gulbarga; Sponsored by UNICEF; 2008
16. Coronary artery disease and its risk factors among slum population of Bhubaneswar (Thesis); As Guide; 2018-20
17. Self-medication practices and its associated factors among adult population in urban Bhubaneswar (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2016-19
18. Tobacco use among adolescents residing in urban slums of Bhubaneswar city, Odisha, Eastern India (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2015-18
19. Health related quality of life among postmenopausal women in urban slums of Bhubaneswar city, Odisha (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2014-17
20. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and associated risk factors among women attending tertiary care hospitals in Bhubaneswar (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2013-16
21. Status of growth & development among children residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar, Odisha (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2012-15
22. Impact of women’s employment on health & nutritional status of children residing in slum areas of Bhubaneswar city (Thesis); As Co-Guide; 2012-15

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