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Malathi
Ram
,
PhD

Associate Scientist
Malathi Ram

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

Contact Info

615 N.Wolfe Street, Suite W5021
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
410-502-6733

Research Interests

Data Management, Data Quality Control, Public Health, Clinical Trials

Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Cornell University
1992
MS
Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University
1980
BS
Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University
1977
Honors & Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Population Dynamics, The Johns Hopkins University, 1992-94.

The Population Council Fellowship, 1990-1991.

The Ritchie Reed Fellowship, The Population Council, 1990-91.

Canon, Cutler, Eastwood, Maltby, Rollins and Warren Fellowship, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, 1989-90.

Select Publications
  • Nakimuli-Mpungu, E, Bass, J. K., Alexandre, P., Mills,E.J., Musisi, S., Ram, M., Katabira, E., and Nachega, J.B. Depression, Alcohol Use and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. AIDS Behav. 2011: DOI 10.1007/s10461-011-0087-8.

  • Farley, J.E., Ram, M., Pan, W., Waldman, S., Cassell, G.H., Chaisson, R.E., Weyer, K., Lancaster, J., and Van der Walt, M. Outcomes of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among a Cohort of South African Patients with High HIV Prevalence. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(7): e20436.

  • Six Week Extended-Dose Nevirapine (SWEN) Study Team, Bedri A, Gudetta B, Isehak A, Kumbi S, Lulseged S, Mengistu Y, Bhore AV, Bhosale R, Varadhrajan V, Gupte N, Sastry J, Suryavanshi N, Tripathy S, Mmiro F, Mubiru M, Onyango C, Taylor A, Musoke P, Nakabiito C, Abashawl A, Adamu R, Antelman G, Bollinger RC, Bright P, Chaudhary MA, Coberly J, Guay L, Fowler MG, Gupta A, Hassen E, Jackson JB, Moulton LH, Nayak U, Omer SB, Propper L, Ram M, Rexroad V, Ruff AJ, Shankar A, Zwerski S. 12 month follow-up of SWEN RCTs: Differential Impact of Extended-dose Nevirapine on mother-to-child transmission and Infant Death by maternal CD4 cell count. AIDS 2011 Mar 27;25(6):767-76 PMID 21330912.

  • Martinson, N.A., Barnes, G.L., Moulton, L/H., Msandiwa, R., Hausler, H., Ram, M., McIntyre, J.A., Gray, G.E., and Chaisson, R.E. New Regimens to Prevent Tuberculosis in Adults with HIV Infection. N Engl J Med 2011; 365: 11-20

  • Khan, W.A., Sack D.A., Ahmed, S., Prue, C.S., Shafiul Alam, M., Haque, R. Khyang, J., Ram, M., Akter, J., Nyunt, M.M., Norris, D., Glass, G., Shields, T., Haq, M.Z., Cravioto, A., Sullivan Jr., D.J. Mapping hypoendemic, seasonal malaria in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh: a prospective surveillance. Malaria Journal 2011, 10:124

Projects
DOVE Project (Stop-Cholera)