Professor K. Srinath Reddy is the President of the Public Health Foundation of India and past President of the World Heart Federation. He chaired the High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage, set up by the Planning Commission of India. He has also served as the President of the National Board of Examinations which deals with post-graduate medical education in India. He is the first Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Earlier, Professor Reddy served as the Head of the Cardiology department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He is a global leader in preventive cardiology and has provided instrumental direction to strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of public health.