Dr Teddy Andrews J

Associate Professor, MSW Programme

Student Affairs Coordinator & Career Counselling Cell Coordinator, PSPH.

Department of Social And Health Innovation


    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.



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


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.

2021 Jothikaran TAJ Meershoek A Ashok L Krumeich A

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.

2020 Jothikaran TAJ Meershoek A Ashok L Krumeich A

Journal of Aging Studies