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Dr. Joshua Chadwick

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Name: Dr. Joshua Chadwick

Designation: Scientist B

Division: ICMR School of Public Health

Area of research(s): Prevention and management of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, interplay between infectious diseases and noncommunicable diseases and capacity building in operational research


  • Contact:+91-44-26136335
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  • Office: ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Profile Link: ORCID | Google Scholar | Linkedin


Completed projects:

  • Process evaluation of "Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam", meaning "Reaching out health services to people", focusing on doorstep screening and delivery of drugs for hypertension and diabetes


Ongoing projects:

  • Effectiveness of low carbohydrate diet to standard diet in individuals with diabetes mellitus type 2 (LOW CARB DIET): A cluster randomised trial (Principal investigator)
  • Prevalence of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases: Tamil Nadu STEPS Survey, 2023-24
  • Tamil Nadu Kasanoi Erappila Thittam (TN-KET): Implementation of systematic screening, referral and inpatient care for severely ill people with tuberculosis in Tamil Nadu: a Differentiated care model targeted towards ending TB deaths
  • Model for Integrated Influenza Surveillance in Tamil Nadu (MIST) (Co-PI)
  • Evaluation of active case finding implemented by National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme among marginalized and vulnerable populations of India
  • Evaluation of the Direct Benefit Transfer (Nikshay Poshan Yojana) among patients with tuberculosis notified under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) in selected districts of India, 2022
  • Evaluation of safety and efficacy of injectable glutathione as an adjuvant to the standard of care in scrub typhus induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): A Phase II, single-centre, open-label, randomized controlled trial



  • Best Doctor Award, All India Diabetes Care Association, Puducherry, India, 2021
  • Best Teacher Award, Yerevan Haybusak University, Yerevan, Armenia, 2017
  • Scholarship Award for attending Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT), Luxembourg and Uganda, 2017
  • International Merit Student Scholarship for MPH Programme in American University of Armenia, Armenia (affiliated to Johns Hopkins University, USA; accredited by University of California, USA), 2013-2015


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