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Adyya Gupta

Research Fellow
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Public Health Nutrition
Health Promotion
Social Determinants of Health
Oral health
Health inequalities
Mixed methods
Evidence synthesis
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Adyya Gupta

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
Primary Interest
Public Health
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Adyya Gupta


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.

Scholarly Works

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Research Fellow

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