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Name & Designation

          Dr.Jasmine S Sundar

        Assistant Professor


Profile - Education

         M.B.B.S.,M.Sc Epidemiology 



Epidemiology & Research – 8 years
Institution,Place of work
December 2014-Till Date
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University
June 2005-December 2014
Department of Epidemiology
The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University
Jan 2003-May 2005
Medical officer
Dr.Nandhakumar Hospital,Vellore Tamilnadu







1.      Prevalence and determinants of Hypertension among urban school children in the age group of (13-17) years in Chennai, TamilNadu.
2.      Barriers in oral health seeking among Chennai population
3.      Prevalence of Group A Streptococcus among slum children in Chennai.
4.      Prevalence of Anemia among Adolescent girls of corporation schools in Chennai



1.Jasmine S Sundar,T Uma,S Parameswari, S Sekar, N Kabilan, Mayilvahanan Natarajan “A rare combination of disease presentation of HIV positive person, attending Government Hospital, Chennai a case report” BMC Infectious Disease 2012, 12(Suppl 1):P37
2. Jasmine S Sundar*, S.Joseph Maria Adaikalam, S.Parameswari, S.Valarmathi.S, S.Kalpana, D. Shantharam “Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among urban school children in the age group of 13- 17 years in, Chennai, Tamilnadu”- IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS)e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861. Volume 8, Issue 3 (Jul.- Aug. 2013), PP 14-20
3.R.Priyadarshini, Jasmine S Sundar Valarmathi. S, Kalpana. S, Parameswari Srijayanth – “ Impact of media on the physical health of urban school children of age group 11-17yrs in Chennai - A cross sectional study”  IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 9, Issue 5 (Mar. - Apr. 2013), PP 30-35
4.S. Kalpana, Jasmine S. Sundar, S. Parameswari, P. Kuganantham, Jerard Maria Selvam, Ms.S. Valarmathi, Manjula Datta Isolation and Identification of Group A Streptococcal Infection Among Slum Children in the Age Group of 5-15 Years in Chennai - One Year Prospective Study - IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSRJPBS) ISSN: 2278-3008 Volume 2, Issue 1 (July-August 2012), PP 27-30
5.Premalatha T*, Valarmathi S, Parameswari Srijayanth, Jasmine S Sundar and Kalpana S Prevalence of Anemia and its Associated Factors among adolescent School Girls in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA”-Epidemiology open access-August 27 2012  
 6.Dr.R.Rajeswari, Dr. Binayakdeb burman, Dr. Jasmine S Sundar, Dr. K. Ramya “Trends in birth weight and the prevalence of low birth weight in a tertiary care hospital,Chennai” - IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Volume - 14,Issue -8-August 15
 7.  School water Hygiene and Sanitation –A Review Article presented in Global Public Health Conference in SRM University\
 8.  Dr.R.Rajeswari, Dr. Binayakdeb burman, Dr. Jasmine S Sundar “A Case Report of Meig's syndrome with Elevated CA 125”-SCI Med Central- Medical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology-August 2018 



 1.Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among urban school children in the age group of 13- 17 years in, Chennai, Tamilnadu-56th annual conference by Indian Public health ssociation cochin feb  10-12,2012-Oral Presentation 
2.  A rare combination of disease presentation of HIV positive person, attending Government Hospital, Chennai – a case report. International Science symposium on HIV and Infectious disease YRG care January 20-22 2012-poster Presentation 
3.Adherence level of Antiretroviral treatment (ART) and Antiretroviral prophylaxis among HIV positive women in Prevention of Parent To Child Transmission (PPTCT) centres,Chennai- 5th National conference of Aids Society of India 23-25 November2012,Bangalore -oral Presentation
4.  “Demographic and Clinical Profile of Pediatric HIV positive children in Tuberculosis Unit, Chennai”- The 11th International congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific 18-23 November 2013, Bangkok-Poster presentation
 Interdepartmental CME’s presentation
1.      Swine flu
2.      Swine flu update
3.      Hypertension
Co-ordinator for Workshop and Conference
Regular workshops in Department
 1.      Research Methodology and Bio-statistics
 2.      Evidence-Based Medicine
 3.      Scientific Medical Writing
 Reviewer for Many National and International Journals
Other conferences /Workshops Organized
1.      Extreme Drug Resistant Tuberculosis -2007
2.      Core group meeting for Health related MDG -2008
3.      Achieving Maternal and Child health related Millennium development goals(MDGs) in Tamilnadu-2008-UNICEF
4.      Policy Analysis and Advocacy for Policy Change-2009
Workshops and conferences attended
1.      2nd  VC conference on All India Health Sciences-2008
2.      Ind-IPAC Mysore-2009
3.      SPSS for Data Analysis-2010
4.      Tamil Nadu Health Summit-2011
5.      Ageing and prevention of NON Communicable Disease -2011
6.      Essentials of Bio-Statistics
7.      Socioeconomic Impact on Diabetes and its complication , Russian Cultural center- Chennai – 12th September, 2009
8.      Religion & Terminal illness: A Holistic approach 22nd 23rd October 2009. University of Madras, Chennai.
9.      Seminar on Micronutrients Malnutrition with special emphasis on USI-
10.  School of Public Health SRM University & UNICEF Chennai. 29th & 30th October 2009.
11.  Capacity building workshop on Operations Research in HIV/AIDS : Focusing Research Methodology .16 - 20 th of November, 2009 at National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Ayapakkam, Chennai.
12.  Microarraay Technique – 22/12/2009. Department of Immunology, The TN Dr.MGR Medical University.
13.  CME on “Birth Defects” conducted by Department of Medical Genetics,The TN Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai  - 22nd October, 2010.
14.  OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical examination Work shop) workshop 3rd and 4th December, 2010 – The TN Dr. MGR Medical university, Chennai.
15.  Guest Lecture on “Advanced laboratory technique and psychological issues on HIV/AIDS – at ITECH Tambaram. April, 2011.

Research Guidance

1.      Prevalence of dental caries and the associated risk factors among adolescent students in Chennai Corporation School

2.      Prevalence of antileptospiral antibody among fever cases in Chennai corporation hospitals

3.      Prevalence of opportunistic infections among HIV/AIDS patients who are not on Anti RetroViral Drugs those who attend ART Centres in Chennai

4.      Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of tobacco cessation among dentist in and around Chennai

5.      Impact of Television on urban school children of age group 11 – 17 yrs in Chennai. A cross sectional study
6.      Prevalence of Hypertension among School Teachers in Chennai
7.      Epidemiological Profile of Child hood tuberculosis in RNTCP centers in Chennai
8.      Knowledge Attitude and Practice of breast feeding , among post natal mothers and its correlation with their nutritional status
9.      Determinants of low birth weight among neonates in Chennai - A Case Control study
10.  Prevalence of Psychosomatic disorder among Medical students – who are preparing for competitive exam in Chennai

Other Information

Resource person for workshops/Seminars: 
1.      M.Sc Epidemiology Post graduates (Dissertation guidance and Classes) 
2.      Research Methodology and Bio-statistics 
3.      Evidence-Based Medicine 
4.      Research Methodology and Bio-Statistics-AYUSH Post Graduates
Positions held in Medical University

1.  Deputy controller of Examinations for MBBS/DENTAL courses

2.  Member - Board of Studies


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