Sudha Ramalingam

Visiting Scientist

Department of Environmental Health

Short Biography                                                                 IMG_2316

Dr Sudha Ramalingam is a Fulbright Visiting Scientist from India at the Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk program. Presently, she is affiliated to Dr Andrea Baccarelli’s lab.Dr Ramalingam     completed her postdoctoral fellowships at Stanford School of Medicine in Molecular  Genetics and at the University of Chicago in Genetic Epidemiology in addition to a fellowship in Medical Education by FAIMER. She holds an MD in Community Medicine and a Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics.She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Community Medicine and the PSG Center for Molecular Medicine at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore India. She also heads the Office of Human Research Administration at her medical school.

Research Interests 

Her main areas of research interests include studying the role of Environmental Toxicants in Noncommunicable Diseases particularly Type 2 diabetes Mellitus, Breast Cancer and Childhood Obesity and the epigenetic mechanisms involved. She  has three Nationally and Internationally funded projects to study these in the Indian population.