Dr. Anil C. Mathew

Dr. Anil C. Mathew

Professor
PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biostat from Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu, India

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Biography

Dr. Anil C Mathew, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore 641004, South India. Dr. Anil C Mathew is Professor of Biostatistics at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He got his training in Biostatistics from Christian Medical College, Vellore (M.Sc. Biostatistics) and Doctorate in Biostatistics from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He joined the All India Heart Foundation, New Delhi as Assistant Statistician in 1988 and afterwards as Assistant Professor (1989) in PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, Associate Professor (2003) and Professor (2008). He is Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Medical Education, PSGIMSR.



His major activities involve teaching of Biostatistics and Clinical epidemiology to undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, as a guide for M.Sc. (Biostatistics) students, consultant for MD/MS students, carrying out independent/collaborative epidemiological research projects, delivering guest/invited lectures, external examiner for Ph.D, and post-graduate students, member of selection committees and reviewer/member of editorial committee of various national and international journals. Dr. Anil C Mathew received WHO scholarship to attend International Epidemiological Association South East Asia Regional Meeting at Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008. He was the Organizing Secretary of the 24th Annual National Conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics, December 1-3, 2006. He has contributed more than 30 original articles in various national and international journals.



He is a member of International Biometric Society, Life member of Indian Society for Medical Statistics, Indian Association for study of Population and Kerala Statistical Association. In 1997, he received Suraj Kali Jain Award from the Indian Society for Medical Statistics for the best published paper in Medical Statistics. His areas of major research interest include epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. He has collaborated with Dr. Yunsheng Ma, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA and published several papers in the indexed medical journals.



Besides, he also specialized in Clinical trial design in 2008 and Chief statistics consultant at Inter Ed Faculty for Clinical Research (IFCR), a Canadian accredited training centre in Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management. He has been selected and attended the INDO US workshop in Clinical Research in 2007 and 2008.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Epidemiology
62%
Biostatistics
90%
Non Communicable Diseases
75%
Public Health
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mathew, A.C., S. Sampath, D. Das, M. Vijayakumar, N. Ramakrishnan and S.L. Ravishankar, 2014. Screening for malnutrition in the elderly population: A tool for estimating height from knee height. Asian Pacific J. Health Sci., 1: 79-83.
  2. Mathew, A.C., N. Jacob, S. Jose, P. Rathan, K. Suvetha, R.S. Kumar and Y. Ma, 2014. Knowledge of diabetes risk factors, symptoms and complications among adults in South India. Int. J. Med. Sci. Public Health, 3: 1086-1092.
  3. Mathew, A.C., E. Benny, J. Osborn, R.S. Kumat, R.S. Prabhu Y. Ma, 2014. Association between sleep duration and glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in India. Indian J. Sleep Med., 9: 22-28.
  4. Mathew, A.C., S. Jose, N. Jacob, P. Rathan, K. Suvetha and R.S. Kumar, 2013. Factors associated with the interest for life style behavior modification among non diabetic adults. J. Diabetol., 3: 1-7.
  5. Mathew, A.C., R.S. Safar, T.S.A. Devi, S. Banu, R. Shankar, B.K.D. Rai and T.V. Chacko, 2013. The prevalence and correlates of low back pain: A cross sectional study from Southern India. Int. J. Med. Public Health, 3: 124-128.
  6. Mathew, A.C., P. Tk and J. Osborn, 2013. Adaptive designs of clinical trials-an overview. Ganga Ram J., 3: 155-157.
  7. Gautham, S., C.R. Srinivas, A.C. Mathew and D. Duraiswami, 2013. Effects of hard water on hair. Int. J. Trichol., 5: 137-139.
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  8. Mathew, A.C., T.S. Anithadevi, R.S. Safar, S.L.R. Shankar and M.S. Banu et al., 2012. Validity of self-reported height and weight and factors associated with errors in self-report. Int. J. Public Health Epidemiol., 1: 25-30.
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  9. Mathew, A.C., T.G. Prince, R. Remees, N. Saravanapandian and S. Ramalingam et al., 2012. Prevalence and risk factors of asthma in school going children in south India. Nepal J. Epidemiol., 2: 171-178.
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  10. Mathew, A.C., S. Steephen, R. David, S. Ramalingam and S. Krishnamurthy, 2011. Parental atopy and exposure to pets on asthma: a hospital-based case-control study. Int. J. Prev. Med. 2: 151-157.
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  11. Austoria, A.J., C. Lakshmi, C.R. Srinivas, C.V. Anand and A.C. Mathew, 2010. Irritancy potential of 17 detergents used commonly by the Indian household. Indian J. Dermatol. Venereol. Leprol., 76: 249-253.
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  12. Shankar, S.L.R., A.C. Mathew, M. Sivamani, M.S. Banu and A.A. Idupuganti, 2009. Fortification of salt with iodine and iron in India. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 90: 246-247.
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  13. Mathew, A.C., S. Shaijin, R. David, S. Ramalingam, K. Srikanth and M. Yunsheng, 2009. Association between obesity and asthma among adults: A hospital based case-control study. Asian J. Epidemiol., 2: 33-43.
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  14. Mathew, A.C., A. Jose, S. Tb, S.L. Ravishankar and S. Ramalingam et al., 2009. Association of physical inactivity with the risk of coronary heart disease. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 13: 5-19.
  15. Mathew, A.C., T.B. Soubhya, A. Jose, S.L.R. Shankar and M.A. Yunsheng, 2008. Familial aggregation of hypertension, obesity and diabetes among adult women in India. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 12: 37-47.
  16. Lakshmi, C., C.R. Srinivas, C.V. Anand and A.C. Mathew, 2008. Irritancy ranking of 31 cleansers in the Indian market in a 24-h patch test. Int. J. Cosmetic Sci., 30: 277-283.
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  17. Joseph, R. and A.C. Mathew, 2008. Analyzing repeated measurements data: A practical comparison of methods in the study on efficacy of levocetrizine, desloratidine and fexofenadine in histamine induced wheal suppression. J. Biostatistics, 2: 155-168.
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  18. Chakravarthi, A., C. R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2008. Activated charcoal and baking soda to reduce odor associated with extensive blistering disorders. Indian J. Dematol Venerol Leprol, 74: 122-124.
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  19. Thomas, A., A.C. Mathew, S.L.R. Shankar, M.A. Yunsheng, 2007. Body mass index cut off values for identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors among adult women in India. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 11: 100-114.
  20. Seetharaman, N., T.V. Chacko, S.L.R. Shankar and A.C. Mathew, 2007. Measuring malnutrition -the role of Z scores and the composite index of anthropometric failure. Indian J. Community Med., 32: 35-39.
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  21. Lakshmi, C, C.R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2007. Treatment of fissure soles with occlusion using micropore tapes. Indian J. Dermatol., 52: 150-152.
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  22. Udayakumar, P., S. Balasubramaian, K.S. Ramalingam, C. Lakshmi, C.R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2006. Cutaneous manifestations in patients with chronic renal failure on hemodialysis. Indian J. Dermatol. Venerol. Leprol., 72: 119-125.
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  23. Sekar, V., A.C. Mathew, T.V. Chacko and M.A. Yunsheng, 2006. Association of availability of modern conveniences and obesity among adult women in India. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 10: 163-178.
  24. Rai, R., S.V. Shanmuga, Karthick, S. Prabhu, C.R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2006. Study of histamine wheal suppression by dexamethasone with and without iontophoresis. Indian J. Dermatol. Venerol. Leprol, 72: 283-285.
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  25. Thomas, V.C., S.L.R. Shankar, A.C. Mathew, R. Rajkumar and M.S. Banu, 2005. Diet and risk of ischemic heart disease in India. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 81: 536-537.
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  26. Sharma, N.K., C.R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2005. Effect of topical corticosteroid application frequency on histamine-induced wheals. Int. J. Dermatol., 44: 425-427.
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  27. Sekar, S.V., A.C. Mathew, V.C. Thomas, R. Meera and S. Krishnamoorthy, 2005. Overweight in women and its association with eating patterns. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 9: 15-25.
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  28. Sekar, V., R.S. Puram, A.C. Mathew and T.V. Chacko, 2004. Body mass index, waist circumference and waist-hip ratio: findings from an urban community survey, Tamil Nadu. National Med. J. India, 17: 115-116.
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  29. Sekar, V., A.C. Mathew and T.V. Chacko, 2004. Awareness of women about complications and causes of obesity: A cross sectional study in Coimbatore, South India. South Asian J. Preventive Cardiol., 8: 150-161.
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  30. Sekar, R., A.C. Mathew, C. Rajeswaran and T.V. Chacko, 2004. Waist circumference is a simple clinical measure of obesity and correlates better with body mass index than waist hip ratio. Diabetes UK. Diabetic Med., 21: 138-138.
  31. Rai, R., M. Uppal, N. Sharma, C.R. Srinivas and A.C. Mathew, 2004. Half an hour versus three hour contact of topical steroid (clobetasol propionate). Indian J. Dermatol. Venerol. Leprol., 70: 214-216.
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  32. Markendeya, N., V. Martina, A.C. Mathew and C.R. Srinivas, 2004. Sweat function in diabetic foot. Indian J. Dermatol. Venerol. Leprol., 70: 18-19.
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  33. Saha, K., M. Saigopal, R. Sunder, M. Palaniappan and A.C. Mathew, 2001. Comparative evaluation of propofol ketamine and propofol fentanyl in minor gynecological surgery. Indian J. Anesthesia, 45: 100-103.
  34. Rai, R., A.C. Mathew and C.R. Srinivas, 2001. High incidence of henoch schonlein purpura. Indian J. Dermatol., 46: 89-90.
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  35. Palaniappan, M., B. Sundaravalli, A.C. Mathew, E. Krishnan, P. Chandrasekar and S. Muralidharan, 2000. Radial artery flows: Comparative study. Asian Cardiovascular Thoracic Annals, 8: 224-226.
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  36. Sivakumar, M., N. Sivapriya, A.C. Mathew, T.V. Chacko and C.R. Srinivas, 1999. Prevalence and correlates of fissure foot in a rural area in Tamilnadu. Indian J. Dermatol. Venerol. Leprol, 65: 26-27.
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  37. Meera, R., A.C. Mathew and T.V. Chacko, 1999. A study on prevalence and causes of anemia in females of the reproductive age group in a rural area of Coimbatore. Indian J. Maternal Child Health, 10: 67-70.
  38. Jayakrishnan, B., B.A. Aejaz and A.C. Mathew, 1999. Measurement of peak flow rates: An analytical study of commonly used meters. Indian J. Physiol. Allied Sci., 53: 85-90.
  39. Mathew, A.C. and S. Krishnamoorthy, 1997. Estimating the sen index of fertility control without the Gini coefficient. Janasamkhya, 15: 41-45.
  40. Anil, C.M. and S. Krishnamoorthy, 1997. Refined estimates of person years lived at infant and childhood ages of model life tables. Demography India, 26: 287-296.
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  41. Krishnamoorthy, S. and A.C. Mathew, 1994. Estimating the person years lived in the infant and childhood ages. Janasamkhya, 12: 151-157.
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  42. Pillai, V.V. and A.C. Mathew, 1993. A multi factorial study of traffic accidental deaths in a South Indian City 1985-88. J. Traffic Med., 21: 15-20.
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