National Institute of Nutrition
Dr. Laxmaiah is an epidemiologist and public health nutrition specialist in the Division of community studies. Trained in Medicine and Public Health, he has been researching extensively in the areas of Public Health Nutrition. He is currently working as Scientist ‘G’ & Head, Public Health, in the National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. He has vast experience in carrying out epidemiological, operational and intervention trials in health and nutrition in areas such as undernutrition (macro and micronutrient deficiencies) and overnutrition and associa (obesity, diabetes, hypertension, etc.). He is the execution incharge for the activities of the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau.