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Members profile


Ms Shruthi Cyriac

Organisation name

Emory University

Job title

PhD Candidate


Asia, India

Country of current residence

North America, United States

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

academia and research, Food Security, Public health and nutrition

Disciplinary Expertise

food and nutrition, food insecurity and undernourishment, Food policy, Food Security, Nutrition, Public health, Social and behavior change communications; strategic communications; social marketing; gender

Area of interest

Food security, Food, Diet quality, Health, Maternal and child health, Sustainable diets, Sustainability, Urbanisation, Water and sanitation


Members introduction

Shruthi is currently a doctoral candidate at the Nutrition & Health Sciences program at Emory Rollins School of Public Health. During her time in the doctoral program, Shruthi has contributed to several research projects, in Kenya, Bangladesh, and Malawi. Prior to this, Shruthi worked extensively in India on food security and nutrition policy at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), New Delhi and at St John’s Research Institute (SJRI), Bangalore. 

Academic publications

Recent publications

Kadiyala, Suneetha & Morgan, Emily & Cyriac, Shruthi & Margolies, Amy & Roopnaraine, Terry. (2016). Adapting Agriculture Platforms for Nutrition: A Case Study of a Participatory, Video-Based Agricultural Extension Platform in India. PLOS ONE. 11. 10.1371/journal.pone.0164002. 


Member for
1 year 4 months