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Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University of Canterbury

Arindam Basu is an Associate Professor of Health Sciences (Epidemiology and Environmental health) at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a medical doctor, an environmental epidemiologist and a health services researcher. He obtained his medical degree from Medical College, Calcutta, trained as an ENT surgeon, and obtained Master of Public Health from ESU Pennsylvania and PhD in Public Health Sciences from SLU, United States.
Arindam Basu has researched and published on global burden of disease, gene-environmental interactions, Arsenic toxicity in South Asia, and is currently analysing data on poverty, social determinants of diseases and social protection and their impact on health and health services utilisation and access to care.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Health, University of Canterbury


  • 2012 
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, PhD