Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pandey

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Medicine


    ·         Teaching Research methodology and Biostatistics to undergraduate and  postgraduate medical students

    ·         Providing statistical consultancy to clinicians and researchers



Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D Biostatistics SGPGI Lucknow 2021
M.Phil. Population studies IIPS Mumbai 2012
M.A. Statistics Banaras Hindu University 2009
B.A(Hons.) Statistics Banaras Hindu University 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Dept. of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE, Karnataka, India Assistant Professor Teaching 07/2021-Present
Dept. of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE, Karnataka, India Lecturer/Statistician Teaching 01/2018-06/2021
International Institute for Population Science (IIPS), Mumbai and Population Foundation of India (PFI), New Delhi, India Project officer Research 02/2012-12/2012
TNS Global, New Delhi, India Summer internship in data management Research 04/2008-06/2008


Area of Interest

Methodological work: Development of methods in missing data problem in a longitudinal study, nested case-control, case-cohort study and related prediction, development of mixed effect model for hierarchical structure data, survival model & multi-state model for time-to-event outcome, Multi-level model, SEM, Bootstrap, Simulation. Applied and collaborative interest: Studies related to reproductive & child health, renal diseases, cancer epidemiology, CVD, nutrition, systematic review, and meta-analysis.

Area of Expertise

Teaching in Biostatistics & Research Methodology (Type of Data, Probability and Distribution, Sampling design & sample size, Descriptive Statistics, Theory of estimation and Testing of Hypothesis, Various parametric and Non-parametric Statistical tests), Statistical method in Clinical Research, Introduction to multivariate regression method, Analysis of time to event data, structural equation modeling, Analysis for clustering, Random coefficient model, Various types of epidemiological observational studies, Methods of Randomized Controlled Trial and Meta-Analysis, Session on R programming etc.

Area of Research

Demography, child and maternal health, reproductive health, diagnostic accuracy, survey research-validity and reliability testing etc.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

·         Statistics section editor of the Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences, 2019            present

·         Lifetime member of the Epidemiology Foundation of India since 2019

·         Lifetime member of the Indian Society of Medical Statistics since 2012

Evaluation of early scoring predictors for expedited care in a large prospective patient cohort with emphysematous pyelonephritis.

2022 Bhaskara S Chawla A Taori R de la Rosette J Laguna P Pandey AK Mummalaneni S Hegde P Rao S Prakashini K

Therapeutic Advances in Urology Journal. 2022, Vol. 14: 1–8

Screening for palliative care needs in the community using SPICT

2021 Sudhakaran D Shetty RS Mallya SD Bidnurmath AS Pandey AK Singhai P Salins NS Kumar P

Medical Journal Armed Forces India, 2021.

Utility of age-adjusted charlson comorbidity index as a predictor of need for invasive mechanical ventilation, length of hospital stay, and survival in covid-19 patients.

2021 Shanbhag V Arjun N Chaudhuri S Pandey AK

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2021;25(9):987-91.

The aftermath of COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis of TB at a tertiary care hospital in India.

2021 Hazra D Chawla K Shenoy VP Pandey AK Nayana S

Journal of Infection and Public Health. 2021;14(8):1095-8.

Acute kidney injury post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL): prospective outcomes from a university teaching hospital.

2021 Pillai S Kriplani A Chawla A Somani B Pandey AK Prabhu R Choudhury A Pandit S Taori R Hegde P

Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2021;10(7):1373.

Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding epilepsy among nurses in a tertiary care hospital in South India

2020 Prabhu AN Venkatesh PD Paul A Pandey AK Mandal R Madhusudhana K

Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. 2020;14(4):4172-9.

Determinants of metabolic syndrome and 5-year cardiovascular risk estimates among HIV-positive individuals from an Indian tertiary care hospital.

2020 Mallya SD Reddy T SK Kamath A Pandey AK Saravu K

AIDS Research and Treatment. 2020;2020,5019025

. Diagnostic performance of C-reactive protein level and its role as a potential biomarker of severe dengue in adults

2020 Rao R Nayak S Pandey AK Kamath SU

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2020;13(8):358.

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Towards Household Solid Waste Management among Semi-Urban Residents-A Community based Cross Sectional Study from Southern Part of Coastal Karnataka, India.

2019 Eshwari K. Shetty RS James BS Pandey AK

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2019;10(9).

Clinical, demographic and radiological profile of smoker COPD versus nonsmoker COPD patients at a tertiary care center in North India

2019 Bajpai J Kant S Bajaj DK Pradhan A Srivastava K Pandey AK

Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2019;8(7):2364.

Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding generic medicines and its usage: a community-based study.

2019 Ballala K Rao CR Chaudhary AS Bidnurmath AS Pandey AK

International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2019; 6:2182-8.

Ref: IEC 209-Effect of vision therapy on Oculomotor function and vision related quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s disease, Department of Optometry, MCHP, KMC, Manipal


Ref: IEC 132-Determinants of substance use among college students of Udupi taluk, Karnataka, India A mixed-method study, Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


Ref: IEC 786-Nomograms for Global Sphericity Index and Myocardial Deformation in term Fetal Heart using Speckle Tracking Echocardiography, Department of OBG,KH,Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


Ref: IEC 728-Role of foetal cardiac functional studies in the prediction of perinatal outcome and compare the same with that of fetal growth centiles and multivessel dopplers parameters, Sonia Hostel, KMC, Manipal


Ref: IEC 621-Assessment of foetal cardiac function at term pregnancy, and its role in prediction of perinatal outcome, Department of OBG, KMC, Manipal


Ref: IEC 201-Morbidity trends among residents in the coastal region of Southern Karnataka, India , Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


Ref: IEC 200-Validation of Neck circumference as a screening tool to predict Obesity: A community based study in a coastal taluk of Udupi district, Karnataka, Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.


Ref: IEC 584-Assessment of Health related quality of life in treated drug resistant tuberculosis patients and symptomatic screening for pulmonary Tuberculosis infection among patients and their household contacts in Udupi District, Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


Ref: 174-“Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Menstrual Health Among Women of Reproductive Age Group in Slums of Udupi taluk.”, Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.


Knowledge Attitude and Practices towards COVID vaccination amongst health students in a South Indian town.

2020 (Guide)

A study to evaluate the glycemic control and the factors associated among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending a tertiary care hospital using a mixed method design

2022 (Ongoing-Guide)

Factors associated with anxiety and depression among cancer patients-results from a tertiary care hospital (Co-I, KMC STS)