Mrs Linju Joseph

Mrs Linju Joseph

Institute of Applied Health Research
PhD Student

Contact details

Murray Learning Centre
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Linju is a Global Challenges PhD scholar at UoB College of Medical and Dental Sciences. Her project will be a mixed methods study which will include preliminary qualitative research and the development and piloting of a patient held booklet (intervention) for non-communicable disease in India. 

This project is a continuation of the Clinical Handover project in India by University of Birmingham.


  • MSc in International Healthcare Management, University of Aberdeen, 2011
  • BSc in Nursing, University of Calicut, 2010 


Before joining for PhD at University of Birmingham, Linju worked at the Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), as a National Co-ordinator on an implementation research project focused on peer led, worksite based diabetes prevention.

Currently Linju is pursuing split-site PhD at University of Birmingham and will work in collaboration with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum and Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC), New Delhi. She is further interested in pursuing a career in non-communicable disease management and health systems management.

Doctoral research

PhD title
Improving continuation of care for non-communicable disease patients in India using a patient held booklet Expected completion date: 2021




TN Anand* Joseph LM*, AV Geetha, Chowdhury J, Dorairaj P, Panniyammakal J. (2018) Task shifting interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction and lipid outcomes in low-middle income countries. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Lipidology, 12(3), pp.626-642.