Dr. Mario Vaz

  • Professor of Physiology, St. John's Medical College
  • Head, Division of Health and Humanities, St. John's Research Institute

  • 1992: MD Physiology
    Bangalore University

  • Professor, Dept of Physiology
    St.John's Medical College
    Karnataka, India
  • Head in charge, History of Medicine
    St.John's Medical College
    Karnataka, India

Body weight perception is associated with socioeconomic status and current body weight in selected urban and rural South Indian school-going children. Public Health Nutr. 2012 Feb 10:1-9.

How participatory is parental consent in low literacy rural settings in low income countries? Lessons learned from a community based study of infants in South India. BMC Med Ethics. 2011 Feb 15;12(1):3.

Ethical Challenges in Healthcare and Medical Research in India' in: Moral Theology in India Today. Book, In press.


Physical Activity, Exercise and Health; the wisdom of Caraka and Susruta – Shalini Pammal, Harvard, Boston, USA, as part of the Bangalore-Boston Nutrition Collaboration Studentship.

Informed Consent in a Local Setting – Stakeholders understanding, attitudes and values towards the concept of informed consent, in Bangalore, India: a Qualitative study - Van Alphen, Inge AS as part of a Masters thesis from the University of Maastricht, Netherlands.

Catholic women pioneers in health care in India.

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