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Priyanka
Agrawal
,
MPH

Research Associate
Priyanka Agrawal

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
Health Systems

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E8636
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        

Research Interests

Unintentional injuries; Intentional injuries; Low and Middle income countries; Child Injuries; Drowning; Policy and advocacy; Monitoring and evaluation; Qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2015
MS
University of the East
2014
Overview
My professional career weaves three distinct, sometimes concurrent, strands of work in non-communicable disease prevention, oral health and research management. Non-communicable diseases: I am affiliated with the Johns Hopkins’ International Injury Research Unit, and work with a diverse set of partners in Asia on topics such as drowning, capacity building, and policy and advocacy around child injury prevention. Oral health: I have worked as a dental clinical practitioner in Nepal and the Philippines. I have worked in public and private hospitals as a dental surgeon, and managed teams of doctors in developing world contexts. I have treated as many as 4K patients, and designed and implemented a country wide survey on oral health in Nepal. Research Management: I have led, provided technical advice and/or coordinated an eclectic set of multi-country public health projects for the Water Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies, World Health Organization, USAID, and Michael Phelps Foundation. I have published in the Lancet, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, and Injury Prevention, among others. Work Interests: 1. Oral & Maxilofacial clinical practice and public health research in both, developed and LMIC contexts 2. Injury Prevention 3. Biostatistics and epidemiological research methods, RCT and non-RCT survey design 4. Training and mentoring program/curriculum design and delivery 5. Implementation Science
Select Publications
Publications in the last 2 years.
  • Olakunle Alonge, Priyanka Agrawal, Abu Talab, Sajib, Fazlur Rahman, Shams El Arifeen, Adnan A Hyder. Fatal and non-fatal injury outcomes in Bangladesh: Results from a purposively sampled census of seven rural sub-districts in Bangladesh. Lancet Global Health. Volume 5, No. 8, e818–e827, August 2017DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30244-9
  • Olakunle Alonge, Priyanka Agrawal, David Meddings, Adnan A. Hyder. A systematic approach to injury policy assessment: Introducting the Assessment of Child Injury Prevention Policies (A-CHIPP). Injury Prevention.
  • Priyanka Agrawal, Adnan A. Hyder. Burden of injuries in Bangladesh: A population-based assessment. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15,409.
  • Siran He, Olakunle Alonge, Priyanka Agrawal, Shumona Sharmin, Irteja Islam, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Shams El-Arifeen. Epidemiology of Burns in Rural Bangladesh: An Update. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 381.
  • Aminur Rahman, Olakunle Alonge, Al-amin Bhuiyan, Priyanka Agrawal, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Abu Talab, U- Q.S. Rahman, ; Adnan A. Hyder. Epidemiology of Drowning in Bangladesh: An Update. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 488.
Projects
21st Century Cities: Integration and Muslim Communities in Baltimore City
Initiative for Violence against American Muslims
Assessment of Child Injury Prevention Policies
Saving of Lives from Drowning