Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
Formerly headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was appointed as the First Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in (2009–13) and presently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard (2014-2023). Widely regarded as a leader of preventive cardiology at national and international levels, he has been a researcher, teacher, policy enabler, advocate and activist who has worked to promote cardiovascular health & chronic disease prevention and healthy living across the lifespan. He has more than 500 scientific publications in international and Indian peer reviewed-journals.
He has served on many WHO expert panels and has been the President of the World Heart Federation (2013–14). He chaired the Core Advisory Group on Health and Human Rights for the National Human Rights Commission of India for several years and the High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage, set up by the Planning Commission of India. Prof. Reddy also co-chaired the Health Ministry Steering Committee on Health Related Effects of Air Pollution.