CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Dr Teddy Andrews J is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health at Prasanna School of Public Health (PSPH), MAHE. He also serves as a faculty at the Manipal-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Inter-Professional Education. Besides, he serves as a Coordinator for student affairs and career counselling cell at PSPH. His research interests lies in ageing, mental health, adolescent wellbeing, social work education and palliative care.
As part of his academic responsibilities, he teaches in different courses including mental health, counselling, and research methods for students in social work master’s program. He supervises students on their research and field internships.
Besides, he is a recognised co-guide for doctoral candidates and serve on doctoral advisory committee within MAHE and other Universities.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Human Growth and Development||Year 1 – Block 1|
|Basics of Counselling Theory and Practice||Year 1 – Block 3|
|Psychiatric Disorders||Year 1 – Block 4|
|Psychiatric Social Work||Year 1 – Block 5|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Gerontological Social Work||Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands||2021|
|Post Graduate Diploma||Gerontology & Geriatrics||European Centre of Gerontology, University of Malta||2003|
|M Phil||Social Work||Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College, Bharathidasan University. India||2003|
|M A||Social Work (MPSW)||Department of Social Work, Loyola College, University of Madras. India||2000|
|B A||Sociology||Department of Sociology, Loyola College, University of Madras. India||1998|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE||Associate Professor||Teaching and Research||Sept 2021 - Present|
|Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE||Assistant Professor||Teaching and Research||Dec 2015 - Aug 2021|
|Department of Public Health, MAHE||Lecturer||Teaching and Research||Sept 2009 – Nov 2015|
|Sangath, Goa||Project Coordinator||Project Lead||Jun 2005 – Sept 2009|
|Department of Social Work, Loyola College, Chennai||Lecturer||Teaching||Jan 2004 – Apr 2005|
|Social Welfare Centre for Weaker Sections, Chennai||Project Manager||Project Lead||Feb – Aug 2001|
Name of the Project: Sustainable solutions in tribal health
Role: Co - Investigaton
Funding Agency: HelpAge India, Chennai
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Research
Ageing - Intergenerational care and support; Mental health – Stigma and Discrimination, Dementia; Adolescent / youth well-being; Life-long learning; Palliative care; Social Work education
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Member of Mangalore Social Work Council - 2014
- Secretary of Mangalore Social Work Council – 2019
- Life Member of the Professional Social Workers Association, Tamil Nadu. India
- Life Member of Indian Society for Professional Social Work. India
- Life Member of National Association of Professional Social Workers in India, Delhi
- Life Member of Association of Gerontology, India
Views and experiences of adult children concerning the intergenerational relationship with their older kin: a qualitative study from South India.
Ageing & Society
Older adults in traditional and modern living arrangements in southern India: The importance of maintaining a sense of belonging and positive intergenerational exchanges.
Journal of Aging Studies