Adyya Gupta

Dr Adyya Gupta

PhD Candidate

Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Office

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Adyya Gupta graduated in dental surgery from India and completed her MSc in Dental Public Health from Kings College London, UK. Her Master's dissertation topic was ‘Exploring the understanding of the concept of patient-centred care among dental professionals (involved in academic and clinical practise) based at Kings College London- Using a qualitative approach’.

She has previously worked as a Research Associate with the Department of Health Promotion and Tobacco Control; and South Asia Network for Chronic Disease at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and was involved in various projects during her tenure. She also worked for a short duration at the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University in South Australia. She has worked as a Public Health Tutor and Research Staff at School of Public Health as well as at Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) in University of Adelaide respectively.

She recently started her PhD in the School of Public Health under the supervision of Prof. Annette Braunack-Mayer, Dr. Jane Harford (ARCPOH, School of Dentistry) and A/Prof. Lisa Smithers . Her project aims to explore determinants of high sugar intake among adults using a mixed methodological approach.

Adyya Gupta graduated in dental surgery from India and completed her MSc in Dental Public Health from Kings College London, UK. Her Master's dissertation topic was ‘Exploring the understanding of the concept of patient-centred care among dental professionals (involved in academic and clinical practise) based at Kings College London- Using a qualitative approach’.

She has previously worked as a Research Associate with the Department of Health Promotion and Tobacco Control; and South Asia Network for Chronic Disease at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and was involved in various projects during her tenure. She also worked for a short duration at the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University in South Australia. She has worked as a Public Health Tutor and Research Staff at School of Public Health as well as at Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) in University of Adelaide respectively.

She recently started her PhD in the School of Public Health under the supervision of Professor Annette Braunack-Mayer, and Dr. Jane Harford (ARCPOH, School of Dentistry). Her project aims to explore determinants of high sugar intake among adults using a mixed methodological approach.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Research/ Teaching Assistant/ Acting Course coordinator (Casual Position) in the Reflect. Research. Resolve core course in the Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences The University of Adelaide
    2017 - 2017 Dental examinations recorder for a National Oral health survey in Australia 2017 The University of Adelaide
    2017 - 2017 Scientific writer, author and designer of the practitioner and patient information pamphlets Dental Practice Education Unit (joint venture between The University of Adelaide and Colgate Oral Ca
    2017 - 2017 Facilitator in the Create. Communicate. Connect (CCC) course for Health Sciences The University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2015 Research Officer (Casual) University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2015 Research Assistant (Casual) University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2015 Research Assistant (Casual) University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2017 Academic Marker (Casual Position) The University of Adelaide
    2014 Scientific Writer University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2014 Research Staff (Casual) University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2014 Public Health Tutor University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2014 Research Assistant Flinders University
    2013 - 2014 Research Associate Public Health Foundation of India
    2012 - 2013 Research Consultant Public Health Foundation of India
    2009 - 2011 Associate Dentist Naraina Dental Clinic
    2008 - 2009 Dental Intern Kothiwal Dental College and Research Center
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Award Most Popular Oral Presentation Award Public Health Association of Australia- South Australian Branch
    2017 Recognition Featured in the 2018 Postgraduate Research Prospectus University of Adelaide
    2016 Award Best Poster Award University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD Public Health
    2011 - 2012 King's College London United Kingdom MSc Dental Public Health
    2004 - 2009 Kothiwal Dental College and Research Center India BDS
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2017 Most Popular Oral Presentation Award Public Health Association of Australia- South Australian Branch Australia
    2017 Featured in the 2018 Postgraduate Research Prospec University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia
    2016 School of Public Health prize Florey Postgraduate conference, University of Adelaide
    2015 Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) University of Adelaide
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2018 Gupta, A., Fledderjohann, J., Reddy, H., Raman, V., Stuckler, D., & Vellakkal, S. (2018). Barriers and prospects of India's conditional cash transfer program to promote institutional delivery care: a qualitative analysis of the supply-side perspectives. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 18(1), 12 pages.
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    2018 Gupta, A., Smithers, L., Harford, J., Merlin, T., & Braunack-Mayer, A. (2018). Determinants of knowledge and attitudes about sugar and the association of knowledge and attitudes with sugar intake among adults: A systematic review.. Appetite, 126, 185-194.
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    2018 Gupta, A., & Keuskamp, D. (2018). Use and misuse of mixed methods in population oral health research: A scoping review.. Community dental health.
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    2017 Vellakkal, S., Gupta, A., Khan, Z., Stuckler, D., Reeves, A., Ebrahim, S., . . . Doyle, P. (2017). Has India’s national rural health mission reduced inequities in maternal health services? A pre-post repeated cross-sectional study. Health Policy and Planning, 32(1), 79-90.
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    2017 Vellakkal, S., Reddy, H., Gupta, A., Chandran, A., Fledderjohann, J., & Stuckler, D. (2017). A qualitative study of factors impacting accessing of institutional delivery care in the context of India's cash incentive program. Social Science and Medicine, 178, 55-65.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2016 Persai, D., Panda, R., & Gupta, A. (2016). Examining Implementation of Tobacco Control Policy at the District Level: A Case Study Analysis from a High Burden State in India.. Advances in preventive medicine, 2016, 4018023.
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    2015 Gupta, A., Dhillon, P., Govil, J., Bumb, D., Dey, S., & Krishnan, S. (2015). Multiple stakeholder perspectives on cancer stigma in North India. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16(14), 6141-6147.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC3
    2015 Scambler, S., Gupta, A., & Asimakopoulou, K. (2015). Patient-centred care - what is it and how is it practised in the dental surgery?. Health Expectations, 18(6), 2549-2558.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC1
    2015 Singh, A., Gupta, A., De Anselmo Peres, M., Watt, R., Tsakos, G., & Mathur, M. (2015). Association between tooth loss and hypertension amongst a primarily rural middle aged and older Indian adult population. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 76(3), 198-205.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2015 Gupta, A., Shridhar, K., & Dhillon, P. (2015). A review of breast cancer awareness among women in India: cancer literate or awareness deficit?. European Journal of Cancer, 51(14), 2058-2066.
    DOI Scopus16 Europe PMC7
    2015 Gupta, A., Priya, B., Williams, J., Sharma, M., Gupta, R., Jha, D., . . . Dhillon, P. (2015). Intra-household evaluations of alcohol abuse in men with depression and suicide in women: a cross-sectional community-based study in Chennai, India. BMC Public Health, 15(1), 636-1-636-10.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2014 Asimakopoulou, K., Gupta, A., & Scambler, S. (2014). Patient-centred care: barriers and opportunities in the dental surgery. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42(6), 603-610.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2016 Gupta, A., Harford, J., Smithers, L., Merlin, T., & Braunack-Mayer, A. (2016). Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards sugar intake: A Systematic Review. In Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference. Adelaide Wine Centre.
    2016 Gupta, A., Harford, J., Smithers, L., Merlin, T., & Braunack-Mayer, A. (2016). Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards sugar intake: A Systematic Review. In University of Adelaide. Adelaide Convention Centre.
    2015 Vellakkal, S., Gupta, A., Khan, Z., Stuckler, D., Reeves, A., Ebrahim, S., & Bowling, A. A. (2015). Is India’s National Rural Health Mission Associated with Declining of Inequalities in Access to Institutional Maternal Healthcare Services? A Pre-post Cross Sectional Study. In International Health economics Association. Milan.
    2014 Singh, A., Gupta, A., Peres, M., Watt, R., Tsakos, G., & Mathur, M. R. (2014). Association between tooth loss and hypertension amongst a middle aged and older Indian population. In Public Health Foundation of India. New Delhi.
    2014 Persai, D., Panda, R. M., & Gupta, A. (2014). Examining implementation of tobacco control policy at the district level: A Case study from a high burden state in India. In Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. Cape Town, South Africa.
    2013 Dhillon, P. K., Sridhar, A., Gupta, A., & Dey, S. (2013). A review of awareness of breast cancer among women in India. In 1st Indian Cancer Congress. New Delhi.
  • Report for External Bodies

    Year Citation
    2014 Newman, L., Javanparast, S., Baum, F., Hutchinson, C., & Gupta, A. (2014). Evidence review: Settings for addressing the social determinants of health inequities.
    2013 Gupta, A. (2013). Evaluation of the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP). New Delhi, India.

2015 - Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI), University of Adelaide 

2016-  Best Poster Award at Florey International Postgraduate Research Conference

2017-  Most Popular Oral Presentation Award at South Australia Population Health Conference, Adelaide

2017-  Featured in the 2018 Postgraduate Research Prospectus of University of Adelaide (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/publications/pdfs/inter_pg_res.pdf) - page 72.

2014- Conducted tutorials and marked assignments for Public Health 1B

2015- Marked assignments for Evidence Based Practice and Social Context of Dentistry under Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) programs.

2017 onwards- Teaching/Research Assistant

 

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Board Member PHAA-SA branch PHAA-SA branch Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2016 - ongoing Member IADR
    2016 - ongoing Member Healthy Development Adelaide Australia
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 83133573
  • Email: adyya.gupta@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, floor 9
  • Room: WS9062.41
  • Org Unit: Public Health

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