Adyya Gupta is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (University of Melbourne) and School of Health and Social Development (Deakin University). Adyya completed her Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Adelaide/ University of Wollongong (Australia) in 2019. Adyya Gupta is a trained social science researcher with expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods in public health.
In her PhD, she investigated the determinants of high sugar intake among Australian adults using mixed methods. Her PhD thesis was recommended for the University medal by the examiners. Adyya’s research particularly focuses on understanding health behaviors through a social constructionist perspective. In her current role at Deakin University, Adyya applies diverse evidence synthesis methods including systematic review and mixed methods to investigate food-retail environment and its impact on health. Within the Disability Unit at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Adyya applies her research methodological skills to investigate the facilitators and barriers for (under) utilisation of National Disability Insurance Scheme among Australians.
She has contributed her research skills to multiple public health research projects including tobacco control, health promotion, prevention of non-communicable diseases, breast cancer, maternal and child health, health services research, oral health and public health nutrition. She has been actively involved in a range of teaching and research activities across institutions. Her research interests are broadly social determinants of health, epidemiology, food and nutrition, health promotion, oral health, non-communicable diseases and, designing and application of mixed methods research across different public health areas. Previously Adyya has completed her BDS (Dentistry) from India and M.Sc. (research) in Dental Public Health from King’s College London (United Kingdom). She has also worked at the Department of Tobacco control and South Asia Network for Chronic Diseases at Public Health Foundation of India and contributed her qualitative research skills across multiple projects.
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Dietary sugar knowledge and attitudes and their relation to free sugar intake and practice..
Determinants of knowledge and attitudes about sugar and the association of knowledge and a..
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How much free sugar do Australians consume? Findings from a national survey.
Adyya Gupta, Lisa G Smithers, Annette Braunack-Mayer, Jane Harford
Journal article | 2018 | Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
OBJECTIVE: To identify the characteristics of Australian adults exceeding the World Health Organization's free sugar (FS) intake r..
Determinants of knowledge and attitudes about sugar and the association of knowledge and attitudes with sugar intake among adults: A systematic review.
Adyya Gupta, Lisa G Smithers, Jane Harford, Tracy Merlin, Annette Braunack-Mayer
Journal article | 2018 | Appetite
Efforts to reduce sugar intake levels have been primarily limited to increasing knowledge and changing attitudes. We conducted a s..
Barriers and prospects of India's conditional cash transfer program to promote institutional delivery care: a qualitative analysis of the supply-side perspectives.
Adyya Gupta, Jasmine Fledderjohann, Hanimi Reddy, VR Raman, David Stuckler, Sukumar Vellakkal
Journal article | 2018 | BMC Health Services Research
BACKGROUND: Under the National Health Mission (NHM) of India, Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) offers conditional cash transfer and su..
A qualitative study of factors impacting accessing of institutional delivery care in the context of India's cash incentive program.
Sukumar Vellakkal, Hanimi Reddy, Adyya Gupta, Anil Chandran, Jasmine Fledderjohann, David Stuckler
Journal article | 2017 | Social Science & Medicine
Not all eligible women use the available services under India's Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), which provides cash incentives to en..
Has India's national rural health mission reduced inequities in maternal health services? A pre-post repeated cross-sectional study.
Sukumar Vellakkal, Adyya Gupta, Zaky Khan, David Stuckler, Aaron Reeves, Shah Ebrahim, Ann Bowling, Pat Doyle
Journal article | 2017 | Health Policy and Planning
BACKGROUND: In 2005, India launched the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to strengthen the primary healthcare system. NRHM als..
Examining Implementation of Tobacco Control Policy at the District Level: A Case Study Analysis from a High Burden State in India.
Divya Persai, Rajmohan Panda, Adyya Gupta
Journal article | 2016 | Advances in Preventive Medicine
Introduction. While extensive scientific evidence exists on the tobacco epidemic, a lack of understanding of both policies and the..
Intra-household evaluations of alcohol abuse in men with depression and suicide in women: A cross-sectional community-based study in Chennai, India
Adyya Gupta, Bavani Priya, Joseph Williams, Mona Sharma, Ruby Gupta, Dilip Kumar Jha, Shah Ebrahim, Preet K Dhillon
Journal article | 2015 | BMC Public Health
Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives on Cancer Stigma in North India.
Adyya Gupta, Preet K Dhillon, Jyotsna Govil, Dipika Bumb, Subhojit Dey, Suneeta Krishnan
Journal article | 2015 | Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
BACKGROUND: Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. A large proportion of cancer deaths are preventable through early detect..
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Committee Member (Victoria Branch)
Public Health Association of Australia
Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health)
University of Wollongong
Masters in Dental Public Health
Kings College London
Kothiwal Dental College and Research Centre